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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the severity of diabetes. If ur blood sugar is relatively well controlled with appropriate diet (less carbohydrates like sugar and starch, ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no scientific, double blind comparison study to approve it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Natural drug are...: Weight reduction of 7-10 lbs and exercising daily 45 minutes each day. Are you game? Nothing else is effective as a "natural agent" to prevent or tre ... Read More
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Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
25 years experience Endocrinology
Oral and injectable: In the US, there are 11 classes of meds approved for t2 diabetes. The most commonly used oral meds are Metformin (which help lower glucose from liver) ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
23 years experience Bariatrics
There are many....: However, in most cases the best initial combination of medications to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus is metformin and Glipizide and the combination is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Many: There are a number medicines which are affective for diabetes. Therapy is tailored to the individual because what may work for one person may not work ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Metformin, glimeperi: This a very broad question.There are several oral medications that are available. Metformin and glimeperide are common first line drugs I use in m ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajeeb Titus
29 years experience Family Medicine
Med for DM type 2?: If it is under control and blood sugars are generally under 140 and hgba1c is under 6.7 or so you are probably managing your diabetes adequately with ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
57 years experience Bariatrics
Do not worry: Do not eat or drink for now. Just ice chips.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haynes
37 years experience Endocrinology
Very safe: Januvia (sitagliptin) has very few side effects. Unlike some other diabetes drugs (glipizide, Insulin etc) it does not cause hypoglycemia attacks, nor ... Read More
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