Study: Even Leaner People with Type 2 Diabetes Can Achieve Remission

A new study has demonstrated that weight loss can lead to remission from type 2 diabetes even for people that are not overweight. We already know that some people with type 2 diabetes can achieve remission, but most research suggests that it generally requires dramatic weight loss. So where does that leave patients with type […]

Remission, Not Reversal: Experts Agree to Define Ultimate Type 2 Diabetes Success

Type 2 diabetes can be considered “in remission” if patients can maintain non-diabetic blood glucose levels (<6.5% A1c) for 3 months without medication, according to an international panel of experts. On August 30, the American Diabetes Association joined the Endocrine Society, the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and Diabetes UK in co-authoring a […]

Imagine 288 Fingersticks a Day: The Power of CGM

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Michael Hattori Michael writes about his diagnosis with type 2 diabetes, and how he used a CGM to put his type 2 diabetes into remission My name is Michael, and I have type 2 diabetes. In remission. This means that my body no longer experiences […]

Type 2 Diabetes Remission: What Is It and How Can It Be Done?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Emma Ryan and Jimmy McDermott Learn about three ways that may put type 2 diabetes into remission: low-carbohydrate diets, low-calorie diets, and bariatric surgery Type 2 diabetes is traditionally described as a progressive disease – without major lifestyle changes, A1C levels will gradually increase over time, […]