All About Medicare + Type 2 Diabetes
If you live with type 2 diabetes and are curious about Medicare, these resources and news stories are for you! Here, you will find a variety of content to help you navigate Medicare more easily.
Editor’s note: This page is continuously updated to provide the latest information on Medicare and living with diabetes, and is made possible with support from Dexcom.
Different studies and publications indicate that the appearance of complications will depend on monitoring blood sugars. To delay complications, it's vital that we work to maintain adequate blood glucose levels.
Food can still be enjoyable if you have Type 2 diabetes. Use our guide to learn nutrition basics, about different diets, and new recipes!
Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar, is when your blood sugar level drops below 70. Having low blood sugar is dangerous and needs to be treated right away. Left untreated, hypoglycemia can lead to unconsciousness, seizures, and though rarely, death.
The A1C is a blood test that helps determine if your diabetes management plan is working well. It’s done every 2-3 months to find out what your average blood sugar has been.
Consider this guide to help you navigate Type 2 as a friend or family member.