Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Living Well With Type 2

People of all shapes and backgrounds can develop type 2 diabetes—and still flourish

By Allison Tsai , ,
David chu standing on dock overlooking water

Photograph by Khue Bui

Faces of Type 2: David Chu

Managing diabetes is about walking the walk

Faces of Type 2: Guillermo Ybarra

After dropping 125 pounds and picking up cycling, one man is showing his friends and family what healthy looks like

Faces of Type 2: Jeremy Dickstein

Success in the face of setbacks

Faces of Type 2: India Harris

Camaraderie is the key to one woman's successful diabetes management

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If you take an oral medication for diabetes and are experiencing side effects, talk to your doctor about your treatment plan. Medications can be adjusted to suit your needs.

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