How long before i see results from diabetes medication?

Answer On One Hand: Short-Term ResultsInsulin injections can reduce blood glucose almost immediately. By contrast, oral medications lower blood glucose only indirectly, for example, by stimulating pancrea... Read More »

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When do you need medication for diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body's ability to make or use insulin, leading to high blood sugar (glucose). The requirements for medicinal treatment vary based on whether a person has type... Read More »

Can you take diabetes medication during pregnancy?

On One Hand: Insulin is SafeInsulin is a medication commonly used to treat diabetes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration classifies it as a "category B" drug for pregnancy use, which means that t... Read More »

If you have type 2 diabetes, what medication(s) do you take?

At diagnosis I was given metformin 500mgs twice a day. Over the 7 months since then I have worked hard at my diet and exercise (lost almost 6 stone during that time too) and I am now off all drugs... Read More »

What is the best medication for type 2 diabetes?

My Father has DM type II for the past 25 yrs and now at the age of 85 he is still very independent and very careful with control of blood sugar level.He meticulously follows doctor's prescription w... Read More »