People with type 1 diabetes must use insulin.

Some people with type 2 diabetes can manage their diabetes with healthy eating and exercise. However, your doctor may need to also prescribe oral medications (pills) and/or insulin to help you meet your target blood glucose levels.


Insulin & Other Injectables

Learn more about when, why and how insulin therapy works for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Oral Medications

Oral Medication

Are meal planning and exercise enough? Explore whether diabetes pills are right for you.

Other Treatments

Other Treatments

Aspirin may be a valuable treatment to add to your daily routine. If you considering other dietary supplements, look here.

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