Other Treatments

Other Treatments

Aspirin, flu shots, dietary supplments, and more are covered in this section on treatments that people living with diabetes may find beneficial.

Mobile Prescription Therapy

Mobile prescription therapy (MPT) products tell you what to do to take care of your diabetes. The advice shows up on your smartphone or other device.

Flu and Pneumonia Shots

Read more about the flu, H1N1 (swine flu), pnuemonia, and shots, and how it affects people with diabetes.

Herbs, Supplements and Alternative Medicines

Studies show that people with diabetes are more likely to use dietary supplements than people without diabetes.

Explore: Other Treatments

  • Aspirin

    Studies show taking low-dose aspirin may reduce your risk of heart attacks.

  • Bariatric Surgery

    Bariatric surgery (Gastric Bypass or Laparoscopic Gastric Banding) is sometimes considered for adults with a body mass index (BMI) above 35 and type 2 diabetes.