Type 2 Diabetes


Human Insulin Proves as Effective as More Expensive Diabetes Meds

People with type 2 diabetes who are treated with newer insulin analogs don’t have better outcomes than those who take human insulin, which is significantly less costly, according to a recent study.

By Diane Domina

Top Research Studies About Diabetes

Learn about the top diabetes research studies and how they have shaped treatments. Find out about current studies and the problems researchers are trying to solve.

By Eileen Bailey

Can a Plant-Based Diet Help Fight Type 2 Diabetes?

Research suggests that plant-based diets can improve blood glucose control, promote weight loss, and improve cholesterol levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

By Diane Domina

Diabetes Onset After 50 Could Signal Pancreatic Cancer

Recent-onset type 2 diabetes in older African American and Latino adults may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

By Diane Domina

Best Times to Test Your Blood Sugar

When you have diabetes, your blood sugar levels don’t always stay in an optimal range. Testing your blood sugar helps you understand how food, activity, and medicine affect your blood glucose.

By Eileen Bailey