Intermittent Fasting: Hype or Science?

For years now, the dieting world has been nuts about intermittent fasting, with many experts and advocates claiming that the eating pattern is unusually beneficial for people with diabetes. We’ve published several articles on this trend ourselves, but with so much hype out there, it can be difficult to know which health claims are legitimate. […]

Books for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Julia Flaherty Books that speak to many diabetes experiences are important for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to read and feel connected. Everyone with diabetes experiences it differently, but there are common themes that resonate across unique experiences. In this list, we […]

An Interview with Dexcom’s CEO

Early this month, at the 82nd annual Scientific Sessions diabetes conference, Diabetes Daily was lucky enough to sit down with the CEO of Dexcom, Kevin Sayer. Sayer has been with the company for 11 years, and has served as its chief executive since 2015. The company has grown exponentially under his leadership, and its continuous […]

Type 2 Diabetes Experts: Weight Loss is (Almost Always) More Important than Glucose Control

Experts increasingly agree that weight loss is more important than glucose control for people with type 2 diabetes. Top researchers from around the globe underlined this point in speech after speech at the recent Scientific Sessions diabetes conference. And in a potentially major shift, the two major diabetes authorities from the United States and Europe […]

Does Insulin “Make” You Fat?

You may have heard that insulin causes weight gain. Let’s take a look. It is well-established that one of the primary functions of insulin is to facilitate fat storage. In theory, fat storage should only happen when there is enough energy to store, that is, when you’ve eaten more calories than your body needs. Every […]

Taking a Break From Your Insulin Pump

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eritrea Mussa Every now and then you may take a break from your diabetes technology. diaTribe’s Social Media Manager Eritrea Mussa Khan shares her experience taking a break from pumping and speaks to another member of the diabetes community to learn more about their experience as well. […]

5 Ways to Manage Stress and Diabetes

Everyday stress exists regardless of whether you have diabetes. It is an equal-opportunity irritant. Stress can flare up with work deadlines, family dynamics, within a marriage or relationship, the ongoing demand for time despite unrelenting to-do lists, or even the morning commute. But diabetes makes stress worse. Whether you have type 1 or type 2, […]

Mounjaro, Newly Approved, Might Just Be the Best Type 2 Diabetes Drug Ever

A brand new drug has been approved for patients with type 2 diabetes. It may prove to be the most effective type 2 diabetes drug ever developed. The drug is tirzepatide (Mounjaro), and it is the innovation of the pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company. It will be available in the United States soon — […]

Updates on Automated Insulin Delivery

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza, Automated insulin delivery systems are becoming more advanced and over time have become more widely adopted within the diabetes community. At ATTD 2022, experts presented updates on this emerging technology including results on the iLet Bionic Pancreas and MiniMed 780G. At the ATTD […]

Why Going to Therapy Is Giving Yourself the Chance You Deserve

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Liz Cambron-Kopco, Growing up, you may constantly hear how important taking care of your physical health is. But mental health is often overlooked. Today, mental health is recognized as a more critical part of overall wellbeing. Still, there are stigmas surrounding it that need to be addressed. […]