All about Metformin

Metformin belongs to the family of Biguanides which are the drugs that increase insulin sensitivity and therefore have a beneficial effect in blood glucose management, particularly in insulin resistance.

All about Glucagon

Besides being a hormone that occurs naturally in the body, glucagon is also an emergency medicine used when a person with diabetes is experiencing hypoglycemia and cannot take sugar orally or in non-emergency situations with mini-dosing to prevent "glycemic overshoot."

The Wake-Up Call I Gave Myself

Melissa lived for years relying on medication, but she realized that she needed to take her management into her own hands to be truly healthy and happy.

Determining Your Nutritional Needs

Knowing your nutritional needs for Type 2 diabetes is important if your goal is to build a healthy diet. Learn how to determine those needs here.

How to Analyze Blood Glucose Meter Data

You don’t need to be an expert in your data -- but it's helpful to be able to interpret how that Friday night out or killer workout impacted your blood sugar.

The Vegetarian Diet and Type 2 Diabetes

It's been proven that vegetarian diets aid in weight loss goals, but they've also been show to help diabetes management and improve glycemic control.

ADA 2019 In Review

The biggest diabetes conference of the year — American Diabetes Association’s 79th Annual Scientific Sessions is over, and Beyond Type 2’s editorial staff was reporting live from the conference. Here are the highlights, lowlights, insights, and biggest takeaways from ADA 2019.

Nutritional Therapy for Adults with Diabetes or Prediabetes: ADA Consensus

Today we know that there is no single approach or nutritional treatment for people with diabetes (any type) or prediabetes

Diabetes Care in Hospitals: An Update

The American Diabetes Association included in its guidelines and overall consensus of 2019, a review and update of intrahospital management of diabetes

RISE Clinical Trial: Slowing the Progression of T2D

The RISE clinical trial revealed the function of beta-cell function in adults with Type 2 diabetes or with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).