Type 2 Diabetes

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about type 2 diabetes, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

How to Clear Airport Security Screenings With Diabetes Supplies

These tips will help you cruise through TSA screenings with medications and more.


Diabetic? Why You Should Avoid Diet Drinks

Turns out sugar-free drinks come along with a whole separate set of risks for people with diabetes. Find out how much is too much.

By Mary Shomon

The 411 on Type 2 Diabetes

Here's what you need to know about type 2 diabetes, including how to reduce your risk, manage your condition, and prevent diabetes complications.

At the Doctor's With Type 2 Diabetes

Open communication is key to managing your type 2 diabetes. Here are some tips for your doctor visits.

Managing Well With Type 2 Diabetes

The right blend of exercise, diet and medication can make a difference in the way you feel and function with type 2 diabetes.

The Suit Now Fits

A diabetes diagnosis convinced Hugh Schwartz to take charge of his health. Here's his story.

Type 2 Diabetes Magazine Download

Welcome to HealthCentral’s guide to Type 2 Diabetes.

Ask The Expert: John Buse, M.D., Ph.D.

John Buse, M.D., Ph.D., is chief of the division of endocrinology and director of the Diabetes Care Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.

Your Doctor-Visit Prep Toolbox

To help you have a more meaningful and productive doctor visit, here are tools, trackers, and preparation tips for your next appointment.

Weight Loss Drug Reduces Diabetes Risk

If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, pay attention to this study that discovered this weight loss drug can lower your blood sugar and diabetes risk.

By Mary Shomon

America's Rising Diabetes Rates

Type 2 diabetes diagnosis rates in America are increasing faster in some states than others. Find out where your state falls in diabetes diagnoses.

By Mary Shomon