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How to control type ii diabetes?

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Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Diabetology 29 years experience
Lifestyle and Meds: Diet-the mediterranean diet has been shown to be effective, exercise -150 minutes a week of aerobic activity, stretching, & 2 days a week of resistance training, weight loss of 7-10% weight loss if needed. There are multiple medication on the market to treat type 2 diabetes but we typically start with metformin as the mainstay of therapy and add other medications as needed based on the individual.

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