Types Of Medications For Diabetes

Types Of Medications For Diabetes

The popular picture that comes to one’s mind when you think of diabetes is insulin shots. But insulin is mainly given in all type 1 diabetes patients and in inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes cases. Most cases of type 2 diabetes are treated with other hypoglycemic (lowering blood glucose) drugs that can be given orally (so-called “oral hypoglycemic drugs”), in contrast to insulin, which has to be given by injection because if it is given orally it is degraded [...]