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What is pharmacotherapy for diabetes?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Many

There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat diabetes with many more to come in the coming years.
It's too much to list in 400 words.

In brief: Many

There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat diabetes with many more to come in the coming years.
It's too much to list in 400 words.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Meds which ↓Sugar

Though most also create additional problems.
Sulfonylurea meds response ? within 1-2 yrs & accelerate dm, they & esp. Insulin can easily drive blood sugar too low. Many others. The best agents currently available are the glp-1 analogues, victoza (liraglutide) & bydureon. Also symlin (makes Insulin more effective without too ?blood sugar) plus these ?apatite & ?wt. Loss. Sglt2 inhibitor likely approved soon.

In brief: Meds which ↓Sugar

Though most also create additional problems.
Sulfonylurea meds response ? within 1-2 yrs & accelerate dm, they & esp. Insulin can easily drive blood sugar too low. Many others. The best agents currently available are the glp-1 analogues, victoza (liraglutide) & bydureon. Also symlin (makes Insulin more effective without too ?blood sugar) plus these ?apatite & ?wt. Loss. Sglt2 inhibitor likely approved soon.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Thank
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