Diseases, Conditions, and Procedures
- How to Prevent Diabetes NaturallySource: MedicineNet
Type 2 diabetes can be prevented naturally with a healthy lifestyle, for example, a Mediterranean diet, getting more exercise, quitting smoking, reducing stress, and in some cases, a combination of lifestyle changes and medication.
- Types of Diabetes Type 2 MedicationsSource: MedicineNet
Consumer information about the types of type 2 diabetes medications. Read about the side effects of Precose, Diabinese, Amaryl, Glucophage, Actos, Avandia, Starlix, Prandin, and more. Drug interactions, dosing, storage, and breastfeeding and pregnancy safety information is provided.
- Diabetes Treatment: Medication, Diet, and InsulinSource: MedicineNet
Treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and prediabetes include insulin, a diabetic diet, exercise, and medication. Guidelines for diabetes treatment varies by person. Learn about specific medications including side effects, and diet plan programs for diabetes, and other diabetes treatment options.
- Type 2 DiabetesSource: MedicineNet
Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which the cells cannot use blood sugar efficiently to meet the body’s needs. Learn about symptoms, causes, vs. type 1 diabetes, diet, exercise, treatment, insulin, medications, life expectancy, and other lifestyle changes.
- Oral Diabetes Prescription MedicationsSource: RxList
What are oral diabetes medications and how do they work? Side effects, types, and differences among diabetes medications, warnings, examples, and precautions are described.
- Oral Diabetes Prescription MedicationsSource: WebMD Feature Archive
Information on types of prescription oral (non-insulin) diabetes medications. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings, and precautions are included.