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. Symptoms include excessive thirst, frequent urination and weight loss, but many people don't know they have it without a blood test. Treatment options include medications, a type 2 diabetes diet, 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.