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Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

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

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Travel

How to Clear Airport Security Screenings With Diabetes Supplies

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

The Latest

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Blood

New Tech Lets You Test Your Blood Sugar Without Needles

Thanks to artificial intelligence, no-prick glucose testing may be the wave of the future for diabetics.

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Fitness

A Little Weight Loss Goes a Long Way With Diabetes Remission

Whew! Turns out, you probably don’t have to lose a bajillion pounds to successfully manage your type 2 diabetes.

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Complications

Hypoglycemia: 10 Signs You Have Low Blood Sugar

It's easier than you might think to miss the warning signs. Here's how to stay safe.

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Stress

Can Your Job Give You Type 2 Diabetes?

It might...especially if your work leaves you chronically stressed out. Even if you can't change your job, we'll show you how to find calm.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Your Emotional Health

Life with diabetes is more than just managing your condition — it often requires a complete lifestyle overhaul.

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Nutrition

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Your Diabetes?

If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, intermittent fasting could potentially improve, or even reverse, your condition.

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Medication

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Insulin

When you live with diabetes, deciding to start insulin medication can be intimidating. Here's everything I wish I knew before I made the transition.

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Nutrition

Healthy Snacking Tips For Type 2 Diabetes

When you have type 2 diabetes, healthy snacking can help you manage your blood sugar. Learn these secrets for snacking healthy, even on the go.

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Tests

Is Fasting Before Blood Tests Dangerous?

If you have type 2 diabetes, fasting before a blood test can put you at risk of dangerously low blood sugar. Follow these tips to protect yourself.

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Taking Control

The right blend of exercise, diet, and medicines can make the difference in how you feel and function day to day with type 2 diabetes.