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. […]

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 […]

11 Things We Just Learned About the New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Mounjaro

At the recent American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions conference, there was a great deal of buzz surrounding the new type 2 diabetes drug tirzepatide (Mounjaro). The new drug — it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in May and should go on sale by the end of June — might be a […]

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 […]

7 Healthy and Easy Keto Avocado Recipes

Avocados have always been popular amongst the low-carb, Paleo, and Keto crew but have become even more mainstream as of late. It helps that more people are understanding that it isn’t fat that makes you fat. Avocados are also extremely versatile as they can be eaten alone, used in a recipe, and even as substitutes […]

Which Type of Exercise Is Best for Managing Diabetes, Aerobic Exercise or Weightlifting?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Tom Lang What are the different types of exercise and how do they affect your glucose levels?  Exercising is one of the best ways to manage your diabetes. But which type of exercise – aerobic or anaerobic (which includes weightlifting and resistance training) – is […]

Are Your Diabetes Drugs Making You Fat?

A new study of government statistics has found that 20% of American adults are using prescription medications known to cause weight gain. The survey revealed that antidiabetic drugs are the second most commonly used class of obesogenic drugs. A whopping 5.7% of the nation’s adults are using potentially fattening drugs to treat diabetes – that’s […]

How I Crushed Type 2 Diabetes in Only Weeks and Completely Changed My Outlook on Life

Editor’s note: We found Rey’s remarkable story in the diabetes online community, and asked him if he would share it with us. Rey experienced extraordinary rapid success by following a precise diet and medication regimen immediately after diagnosis with type 2 diabetes. His improvement was incredible, but others making the same changes may not experience […]

How to Treat Lows Without Sabotaging Your Diet (or Your Blood Sugar)

Diabetes is basically a never-ending test of willpower, and there are few tests more frustrating than properly correcting a hypo. Your challenge: consume just the right amount of sugar, enough to pull your blood glucose into a safe range, but not too much to send it high. This exercise will be performed under immense stress […]