Managing your diabetes is a full time commitment. The goal of diabetic therapy is to control blood glucose levels and prevent the complications of diabetes. Information about exercise, diet, and medication will help you manage your diabetes better. Blood glucose reagent strips, blood glucose meters, urine glucose tests, tests for urinary ketones, continuous glucose sensors, and Hemoglobin A1C testing information will enable you to mange your diabetes at home successfully. Read more: Tips for Managing Type 1 and 2 Diabetes at Home Article
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- Prediabetes Symptoms and Diagnosis
- Avandia - Is It a Heart Risk?
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Medications & Supplements
- metformin, Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, Fortamet, Riomet
- losartan, Cozaar
- Penicillin (Antibiotics)
- Amaryl (glimepiride)
- glucose (Insta-Glucose, Dex4, Enfamil Glucose, Glutol, Glutose and many others)
- glucagon (recombinant - GlucaGen, Glucagon Emergency Kit)
- Insulin for Diabetes Treatment (Types, Side Effects, and Preparations)
- Actos (pioglitazone)
- Beta Blocker Side Effects (Adverse Effects)
- benazepril (Lotensin HTC)
- glipizide, Glipizide XL, Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL
- sitagliptin; Januvia
- nortriptyline, Pamelor, Aventyl - has been discontinued in the U.S.
- metformin and sitagliptin (Janumet)
- Precose (acarbose)
- Victoza (liraglutide)
- canagliflozin, Invokana
- exenatide, Byetta
- SGLT2 Inhibitors (Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter 2)
- Tradjenta (linagliptin)
- repaglinide, Prandin
- insulin glargine (Lantus)
- rosiglitazone, Avandia
- Glucovance (glyburide/metformin)
- Trulicity (dulaglutide)
- Saxenda (liraglutide injection)
- pramlintide, Symlin
- glipizide and metformin (Metaglip has been discontinued in the US)
- dapagliflozin, Farxiga
- Adlyxin (lixisenatide)
- chlorpropamide, Diabinese
- Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate extended-release )
- miglitol, Glyset
- Avandamet (rosiglitazone/metformin)
- tolazamide (Tolinase brand has been discontinued.)
Prevention & Wellness
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- Bariatric Surgery May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease
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