Diabetes Treatment Index
The major goal in treating diabetes is controlling elevated blood sugar without causing abnormally low levels of blood sugar. Treatment for type 1 diabetes is with insulin, exercise, and a diabetic diet. Treatment for type 2 diabetes is first treated with weight reduction, a diabetic diet, and exercise. When these measures fail to control the elevated blood sugar, oral medications are used. If oral medications are still insufficient, insulin medications are considered.
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Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) Article
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- What is diabetes?
- How many people in the US have diabetes?
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- What are the different types of diabetes?
- What is type 1 diabetes
- What is type 2 diabetes
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- What kind of doctor treats diabetes?
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Fatty Liver Article
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- What is fatty liver disease?
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- What is insulin resistance?
- What causes insulin resistance?
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