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.
Learn more about when, why and how insulin therapy works for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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Studies show that people with diabetes are more likely to use dietary supplements than people without diabetes.