Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes
by Karen Schroeder Kassel, MS, RD, MEd
The goal of diabetes treatment is to maintain blood glucose (sugar) levels and HbA1c levels within a healthy range. By doing so, you will feel better on a daily basis and will help prevent or delay the complications associated with diabetes.
This is done with lifestyle changes and medications. A combination of treatments often works bests. Talk to your doctor about what a healthy blood glucose range is for you.
Type 2 diabetes treatment may include:
Diabetes mellitus type 2 in adults. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.... Updated August 29, 2016. Accessed October 5, 2016.
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Last reviewed September 2016 by Kim Carmichael, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 8/22/2016
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