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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 Glyburide or Glipizide as first step, followed by the addtion of metformin if no control. Diet and exercise are an important component of therapy. And then there are some new agents that can be added or used if the older agents are unsuccessful. ...Read more
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. Aside from diabetes treatment, you will also need to make sure your blood pressure and cholesterol levels are normal...Which might require more pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes I am a diabetic for 18 years I exercise I take my medication and still my numbers are low but hi what can I do about it?
Blood sugar control: Key elements in control of blood sugar in diabetes are diet, circadian rhythms, activity and medication, and all need to be addressed to achieve stable blood sugars. Consistency in all helps control blood sugar. Eating a balanced diet, keeping a schedule of sleep and wake times, regular exercise, and taking meds on time are all important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should I be on medication with my nombers for diabetes tinkering between 5.6- 6.5 with a history of the disease in the family. ?
My husband is 37. Found 3 days ago that he is diabetic. Today his fasting sample resulted 320mg/dl. He is not under any medication. Please help.
I am a diabetic I have no insurance I have not been able to afford medication for my condition for the last 6months what options are possible for me?
Free clinic: If you are near philadephia, there is a county hospital that may offer a free clinic for you and there are resources in philadephia. Also, your state website also has listed resources. Lastly, see if you qualify for medicaid in your state. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: Overdose of either Insulin or some oral agents for diabetes causes hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. This can lead to altered mental status or coma in some cases. It should be treated rapidly with glucose containing foods or liquids to bring blood sugar up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Metformin: Metformin is the most widely prescribed medication for diabetes is the world because it is very effective and very safe. Recent research has shown that it also leads to a lower incidence of cancer in people who take it. There are several generics as well as the brand glucophage (metformin) and you may find that they may not have the same side effects. If one doesn't work, try another manufacturer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Different classes of medication can be mixed together. The ones that shouldn't be mixed are ones that come from the same drug class. Thus, glyburide/glipizide/glimepiride shouldn't be mixed together, januvia/onglyza/tradjenta shouldn't be mixed together, actos/avandia comes from the same class, prandin/starlix shouldn't be mixed... ...Read more
In general anytime: There are many times of diabetic medications and it does not matter when you eat, however, there are medications known as sulfonaureals that require that you eat almost immediately after taking the medication or your sugar will drop to low. Im assuming of course that you are not talking about insulun where you have to eat almost immediatly with short acting insulins. ...Read more
No: That's a very unfortunate myth. A majority of maturity-onset diabetics probably benefit from cholesterol-lowering agents, but diabetics are a diverse group and there's no one-size-fits-all Rx. ...Read more
Dangerous!!!: When a diabetic stops taking their medications they are essentially putting their life on the line. Depending on how far advanced their diabetes is will dictate the events that occur in the future. They could have heart failure, heart attacks, kidney failure and less severe things like blindness or lose their legs. Not a good idea! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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