11 doctors weighed in:
What's the latest treatment news on diabetes mellitus type 2?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Diabetes Rx
There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat type 2 diabetes with many more to come in the coming years.
Unless you have a specific question, it's too much to list in 400 words.

In brief: Diabetes Rx
There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat type 2 diabetes with many more to come in the coming years.
Unless you have a specific question, it's too much to list in 400 words.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Thank
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: The basis of
Treatment for type 2 remains diet, exercise, weight loss and medications.
The latest meds include several, including victoza, (liraglutide) long acting Byetta and there are several Insulin sensitizers on the pipeline.

In brief: The basis of
Treatment for type 2 remains diet, exercise, weight loss and medications.
The latest meds include several, including victoza, (liraglutide) long acting Byetta and there are several Insulin sensitizers on the pipeline.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Thank
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
In brief: Consider surgery
Agree with other answer, but also consider surgery.
Sleeve and bypass resolve 85-90% at one year and 60-65% at 5 years.

In brief: Consider surgery
Agree with other answer, but also consider surgery.
Sleeve and bypass resolve 85-90% at one year and 60-65% at 5 years.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
20 years in practice
162K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors