Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes: The Truth Behind the Myths

Man with two fingers up, T2D, clinical research diabetes myths

Over 21 million adults in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes (T2D). Having T2D means that your body isn’t using the insulin hormone properly. Insulin is what helps the glucose (sugar) in our blood get turned into energy. It also has other functions. If your body is resistant to the effects of insulin, the glucose builds up in…

Read More

Type 2 Diabetes and Metformin

Cartoon woman with magnifying glass, metformin, T2D

There are two main types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Each involves a problem with the hormone insulin. Insulin is made by the pancreas and is responsible for helping the sugar (glucose) get turned into energy. If the insulin function is damaged, dangerous sugar levels build up in the body. Type 2 (T2D)…

Read More

Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes — Now What?

Diabetic supplies

Glucose (sugar) is a vital fuel source for our bodies, and insulin is a hormone that helps turn the glucose into energy. Those diagnosed with type 2 diabetes either resist the effects of insulin or don’t make enough insulin to maintain proper glucose levels. No one knows why this happens exactly, but several factors raise…

Read More