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.


Have Type 2 Diabetes? Here's Why You Should Get Moving

Health care providers should prescribe physical activity for people with type 2 diabetes, says the European Association of Preventive Cardiology.

By Diane Domina

Rapid Foot Ulcer Healing with Nitric Oxide Treatment

Researchers are trying to develop a quick, effective way to treat and heal foot ulcers in people with type 2 diabetes using nitric oxide.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Thyroid Disease and Diabetes

Know the symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors for this condition-combo.

By Mary Shomon

Should I Join a Weight Loss Program for Type 2 Diabetes?

There are many formal weight loss programs that can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Find expert advice on picking out the best weight loss program for you.

By Lisa Fields

Best Snacks for Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Avoiding junk food and picking healthy snacks when you have type 2 diabetes can seem impossible. Find snacks that are high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Taking Insulin

Starting insulin is a significant change to how you manage diabetes. Here are a few things I wished I’d known when making this transition.

By Corinna Cornejo

America's Rising Diabetes Rates

It’s the kind of health statistic we don’t want to hear: in less than a decade, the percentage of adults diagnosed with diabetes has risen in 18 states.

By Mary Shomon

Will Intermittent Fasting Help Your Type 2 Diabetes?

Research has found that following an intermittent fasting program may help improve—or even reverse—prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in some cases.

By Mary Shomon

Prescription Appetite Suppressant Reduces Risk of Diabetes

Lorcaserin was approved by the FDA in 2012 for treatment of obesity in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher.

By Mary Shomon

Starting Weight Loss for Diabetes

Research suggests that people with type 2 diabetes who lose just small amounts of weight can improve their health and reduce the risk of complications.

By Lisa Fields