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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Some can but tricky: Some people have very mild diabetes that can be controlled with diet only, but this is rare. Most individuals have had the disease for some time befo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Inuslin or oral: Depends on type of diabetes. For juvenile or type i diabetes human Insulin is the best to start. If adult onset or type ii starting with oral agents G ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
SGLT-2 Inhibitor: One of the newest diabetic medications on the market is the sglt-2 inhibitor, canagliflozin. It works by inhibiting the sglt-2 (sodium glucose transop ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Javier de Aguinaga Magana
Specializes in General Practice
It depends: It depends about all the evaluation, the blood glucose, the glycosylated hemoglobin level, creatinine levels, age, weight, comorbidity. All diabetes ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many: If you have type 1 diabetes, the treatment is insulin. If you have type 2 diabetes, the options are oral anti-diabetic agents plus/minus insulin. Asi ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Most but not: Always. If you're early or lose a significant amount of weight, you may be able to go without medication -- however, continuing the medication is best ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Several: There are several medications you can take for diabetes, check with your doctor which are right for you.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Diet and exercise: Diet and exercise. Medication is still the main treatment when sugar is not controlled well.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Not yet: Unfortunately, there is not a good single answer for your question, often because there are multiple different metabolic disturbances that occur with ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe.: Numbers are so good that diet, exercise and weight loss might be considered for a few months. If this is not effective then meds would be very helpfu ... Read More
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