Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Articles

First-born May Bear the Burden of Diabetes

By Shayli Lones No Comments

First-born children may have a greater risk of developing diabetes. Here's why.

5 Mistakes that People with Type 2 Diabetes Make

By Kate Cornell 3 Comments

Achieve better control of your type 2 diabetes by avoiding these common errors.

7 Myths about Type 2 Diabetes — And Why They're Wrong

By Kate Cornell 2 Comments

Here are some common myths and misconceptions about type 2 diabetes — and why they are wrong.

4 Tips for People Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Here are a few tips to use as you get used to the idea of living with diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Type 2 Diabetes in Kids Proves Deadly

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. 2 Comments

Kids with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to die from disease complications than those diagnosed later in life. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Type 2 Diabetes May Cause Obesity—Not the Other Way Around

By Kate Cornell 5 Comments

Many type 2 diabetics deal with the stigma that obesity causes the disease. But, type 2 diabetes may actually cause obesity.

For Young Type 2 Diabetics, Insulin May Be the Way to Go

By Susan Sloane, CDE, R.Ph. 1 Comment

Insulin is not at all an indication of the degree of illness, but is in fact often the best treatment option for achieving good diabetes control.

Walking After Meals Lowers Blood Sugar

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 7 Comments

Walking for 15 minutes three times a week after your evening meal can lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes and lower your blood sugar. Learn more here.

Can a Blood Test Predict Type 2 Diabetes?

By Susan Sloane No Comments

What if you knew you were at risk for type 2 diabetes?

Gut Microbes Can Predict Type 2 Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

According to a recent Swedish study in the journal Nature, people living with type 2 diabetes also harbor a population of altered gut microbia. These findings may be a critical piece in identifying those at…

Can Cinnamon Regulate Blood Sugar?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 8 Comments

Some people with diabetes swear cinnamon has helped them, but research results are mixed. Here's what you should know before trying it.

Combination Therapy: GLP-1RA Hormones Plus Insulin

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Learn the science behind combination therapy.

Can Too Much Iron from Red Meat Trigger Diabetes?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 4 Comments

Learn how to get the iron you need without increasing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Bariatric Surgery and Type 2 Diabetes: Not a Quick Fix

By Susan Sloane 7 Comments

Learn more about bariatric surgery and type 2 diabetes on Diabetic Connect.

Infographic: The Young Epidemic, The Rise of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Type 2 diabetes is generally thought of as a middle-aged or elderly person's disease. But over the past two decades, there has been a rising incidence of type 2 diabetes among children. Check out this…