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.

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Diabetic Pastry Chef Shares Her Best Dessert-Making Moves

Stacey aka The Diabetic Pastry Chef tastes desserts all day but she’s still impressing her doctor. Find out about her favorite sugar substitutes and flour mixes.

By Pamela Kaufman

Can Chiropractors Really Treat Diabetes?

Can chiropractors legitimately treat diabetes? Are these programs a scam? Learn what a chiropractic program for diabetes can and can't do for you.

By Mary Shomon

Does the U.S. Need More Diabetes Specialists?

Diabetes care falls between primary care physicians and endocrinologists. Will we need more specialists as diabetes becomes more common?

By Patrick Chatfield

Stopping Diabetes Medications: Risks and Rewards

It can be tempting to stop taking type 2 diabetes medication. Learn about the risks of discontinuing your medicine and ways to possibly reduce the need for them.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Every Season Is a New Beginning

The change of seasons can disrupt your life, but it can also be a chance to stop, reflect, and start over with courage to face the road ahead.

By Corinna Cornejo

Can A Diabetes Diagnosis Offer Benefits to Others?

A diabetes diagnosis in one person may help spur behavior changes in a partner. Learn how families and friends can make healthy lifestyle changes together.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Diabetes in History

Learn about the origins of diabetes in history and how treatment has developed over the years and changed our modern understanding of the disease.

By Eileen Bailey

Avoiding 'Step Reduction' and Diabetes Risks

Just two weeks of inactivity increases risks associated with diabetes. Learn how to avoid step reduction and increase your daily activities.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

What You Need to Know About Older, Lower-Cost Insulin

Older insulins are a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.

By Mary Shomon

Whole Grains Reduce Diabetes Risk

Any type of whole grain can help lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, say Swedish and Danish researchers, whose study was published in the Journal of Nutrition.

By Diane Domina