Evaluating Type 2 Medications

There are nine major types of oral medications in the U.S. for people living with type 2 diabetes. In this first article of a series, we’re focusing on sulfonylureas or SFUs, which are one of the oldest oral medications on the market.

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Better Than Betty Crocker: These Apps Make Cooking a Snap

It’s a cookbook, a fitness trainer and a 24/7 motivator (oh yeah, and it also dials people). How to turn your smart phone into your best diabetes resource.

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Laughter Is the Best Medicine (Unless You Have Diabetes, Then Insulin Is Probably Better)

There is evidence that laughter helps our immune system, pain tolerance, heart health, blood pressure, and a myriad of other things. But can it also help manage diabetes?

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Kids and Type 2: Signs, Symptoms and Support

Type 2 diabetes used to be called “adult onset diabetes”, but the number of children developing the disease has grown so much, nearly 25% of all new diabetes diagnoses in kids between the ages of 10 and 20 years old are now type 2.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors: A Type 2’s Weapon of Mass Instruction

CGMs are a wonderful technology that can help make both your life (and your diabetes management) easier, and there are several great options to explore.

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The Upsides of Downward Dog for People with Diabetes

Yoga offers a great stress reduction technique to help with the physical, mental, and emotional stresses of living with diabetes. Anyone at any level can try it, and because it’s always considered a practice, you never have to be perfect.

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Power from Your Peers

Roni Zeiger, MD – doctor and software developer – built a smarter way to connect patients with personalized peer support online. Now you can easily – and safely – crowdsource your diabetes questions on this unique platform.

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My Days of Blood Sugar Testing Torture Are Over!

The Freestyle Libre has been a game-changer for a lot of people with type 2 diabetes. If you’ve always hated finger sticks, this may be the device for you!

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Sugar Ain’t Always Sweet

Did you know if you are eating carbohydrates, you are eating sugar? There is hidden sugar everywhere, even in a burrito! Don’t be fooled by foods that don’t taste sweet or boast of having “no sugar” on the package.

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Dr. Edelman’s Top 10 Tips for Living Successfully with Diabetes!

Packed full of incredible resources, how-to’s, support and advice straight from the doctor’s mouth, these tips will help you live life to the fullest!

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