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Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment

From medications to lifestyle, navigating type 2 diabetes treatments starts with understanding your options. Learn how to play an active role in your care.

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CBD for Diabetes
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Can Essential Oils Help Manage Diabetes?
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Pancreatitis and Diabetes: Risks and Causes
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Achieving Remission With Type 2 Diabetes Is Possible
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Supplements for Diabetes
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Seeing an Endocrinologist for Diabetes
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New Treatment Options for Diabetes
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Medicare and Diabetes: From Prevention to Treatment
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Manage Your Diabetes With Wearable Tech
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The Importance of Early Intervention of Diabetic Nephropathy
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Why are CDE's now CDCES's?
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GLP-1 Agonists: How They Help to Reduce Blood Sugar
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How Type 2 Diabetes Is Diagnosed
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FreeStyle Libre: A Glucose Meter Without a Fingerprick
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Mixed Meal Tolerance Test and Your Body's Response to Food
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Things to Know Before Taking a Fasting Plasma Glucose Test
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From Diet to Drugs: Treating Type 2 Diabetes
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Overcoming Your Fears of Self-Injection
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How Natural Remedies Can Help Your Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms
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Practical Tips for Lifestyle Changes If You Have Type 2 Diabetes
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Diagnosing Diabetes With the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
A blood glucose test is often done on a small drop of blood.
How Does the A1C Test Reflect Your Diabetes Care?
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How the Fructosamine Test is Used in Diabetes Testing
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Livongo: Telehealth Improving Diabetes Management
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Best Diabetic Meal Delivery Services of 2021
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The Best At-Home Diabetes Tests for 2021
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Does Metformin Cause Cancer?
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Is Baqsimi Better Than Glucagon Emergency Kits?
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An Overview of Oral Diabetes Medication
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Using SGLT-2 Inhibitors to Lower Your Blood Glucose
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What to Know About GlucaGen (Glucagon)
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What to Know About Symlin for Treating Diabetes
How Januvia Helps Manage Type 2 Diabetes
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Understanding Metformin for Diabetes
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What You Should Know About Actos (Pioglitazone) for Diabetes
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Metformin: An Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
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Ozempic (Semaglutide): An FDA-Approved GLP-1 Agonist
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Meglitinides: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, and Precautions
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Bydureon: A Once-Weekly Injectable Diabetes Medication
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How Insulin Works and Why You Need It
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What You Need to Know About Insulin Injection Sites
How Do Different Types of Insulin Work?
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What You Should Know About the Different Types of Insulin
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What to Know About Levemir (Insulin Detemir)
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V-Go Is an Insulin Pump Patch for Type 2 Diabetes. Should You Try It?
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Will Toujeo (Concentrated Lantus) Be Groundbreaking for Diabetes?
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How to Give an Insulin Injection
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Do's and Don'ts for Protecting Your Diabetes Supplies
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How the Size of Insulin Pen Needles May Affect Diabetes Control