Diabetes Medicine Options

Should I take diabetes medicine to manage my diabetes?

What do diabetes pills do?

What do these other non-insulin injectable medicines do?

What is insulin and how do you take it?

Where do I inject my diabetes medicine, and how do I store it?

Do you have questions about your diabetes medicines? Find out how diabetes medicines work with your meal plan and physical activity to help you manage your blood sugar levels.

If your blood sugar levels are above your recommended goal range or your A1C is higher than your goal with meal planning and physical activity alone, then you might need medicine for your diabetes. There are many medicines available to treat diabetes.

The main types of diabetes medicines are:

Talk with your doctor or diabetes care team to find out which diabetes medicine is right for you.

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