Oral medicines and insulin are an important part of type 2 diabetes treatment. With more than seven types of drug classes available, it’s hard to know if you are taking the one that’s best for you. Find information here to compare drug classes, learn about side effects, starting doses and how the medications work. Staying faithful to a medication regimen is just as important as making good choices for your diet and exercise.
Shock, disbelief and outright denial are common responses to a new diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes (T2D). How did this happen? What can I do about it? I feel fine….for the most part. Can diabetes be reversed? T2D is one of the most commonly-seen conditions in primary care medical offices and affects almost 10% of the US population or roughly 30 million Americans. Additionally, 79 million adults have impaired glucose tolerance or “pre-diabetes,” which is defined as elevated blood sugar that does not reach the mark for an outright diagnosis of diabetes. Read below for a comprehensive guide to [...]