Oral Medication

Oral Medications

The first treatment for type 2 diabetes blood glucose (sugar) control is often meal planning, weight loss, and exercising.

Sometimes these measures are not enough to bring blood glucose levels down near the normal range. The next step is taking a medicine that lowers blood glucose levels.

Can Diabetes Pills Help Me?

Find about whether diabetes pills might help you manage your blood glucose.

What Are My Options?

Explore the different types of oral diabetes medications on the market today.

Is There a Danger of Interactions?

Check with your doctor before starting anything new — even over-the-counter items.

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