ICYMI! Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Month Recap
We’d like to thank everyone, from our writers to our community members, for all of their help spreading awareness this Diabetes Awareness Month. In case you missed it, below is what we did to help spread the word about what its like to live with type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes management isn’t easy
Many describe type 2 diabetes as challenging, both from a physical and mental health perspective. See the data from our survey in Type 2 Diabetes Management Is NOT A Piece Of Cake.
The “how, what, who, when and where” of type 2 diabetes
- Lindsey shared essential facts, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and ways to get involved for this diabetes awareness month in her article Type 2 Diabetes 101.
- Toby published A Review of the Action of Diabetes Drugs to give more information on where, in the process of carbohydrate/glucose metabolism, medications act.
- Rachel reflected on the thirteen years since her diagnosis, including her own management and the challenges she has seen faced by the community.
What do you wish others understood about life with diabetes?
In observance of World Diabetes Day, patient advocates Phyllisa Deroze and Shelley Hlymbicky shared what they wish others knew about what it’s like to live with type 2 diabetes.
Ask the experts
Our type 2 diabetes experts have weighed in on questions you’ve asked! See their answers to questions across the board in Expert Tips & Tricks for Diabetes Management.
We asked, you answered!
We were blown away at the responses we received from the community to the questions we asked on Facebook. Thank you for all of your input. To see the comments, click below:
Myths and facts
— Type2Diabetes.com (@T2D_HU) November 24, 2017
As we all know though, awareness doesn’t stop after the month of November ends. So, let us know in the comments below how, as a community, we can continue to spread awareness year round!