Treatments for Diabetes

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for diabetes. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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  • Nesina (Alogliptin)

    Overview
    Nesina is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Nesina is considered an adjunct treatment to diet... read more

  • Novolin 70/30 (Insulin)

    Overview
    Novolin 70/30 is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat diabetes. Novolin 70/30 is also referred to by its drug name, 70% NPH, Human Insulin Isophane Suspensio... read more

  • Novolin N (Insulin)

    Overview
    Novolin N is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat diabetes. Novolin N is also referred to by its drug name, Human insulin [rDNA origin] isophane. Your doctor... read more

  • Novolin R (Insulin)

    Overview
    Novolin R is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults and children with diabetes. Novolin R is also referred to by its drug name, Regular insulin human (r... read more

  • NovoLog (Insulin)

    Overview
    NovoLog is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat diabetes in adults and children. NovoLog is also referred to by its drug name, Insulin aspart (rDNA origin). ... read more

  • NovoLog 70/30 (Insulin)

    Overview
    NovoLog 70/30 is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat diabetes. NovoLog 70/30 is also referred to by its drug name, 70% insulin aspart protamine and 30% insu... read more

  • Nutrition

    Overview
    Like everyone else, people with type 2 diabetes feel their best when they consistently eat healthy, nutritious meals. For those with type 2 diabetes, nutrition, diet, and exercise are three of the mos... read more

  • Onglyza (Saxagliptin)

    Overview
    Onglyza is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Onglyza is considered an adjunct treatment to di... read more

  • Ozempic (Semaglutide)

    Overview
    Ozempic is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Ozempic is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and exe... read more

  • Pen

    Overview
    Since insulin cannot be taken orally, it is usually injected subcutaneously (under the skin). Some types of insulin are available for injection by insulin pen.

    What does it involve?
    Insu... read more

  • Peritoneal dialysis

    Overview
    Type 2 diabetes damages the kidneys, sometimes to the point where they can no longer function well enough to keep you healthy. People with severe kidney damage require kidney replacement therapy. Peri... read more

  • Prandimet (Repaglinide/Metformin)

    Overview
    Prandimet is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Prandimet is considered an adjunct treatment t... read more

  • Prandin (Repaglinide)

    Overview
    Prandin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Prandin is considered an adjunct treatment to di... read more

  • Precose (Acarbose)

    Overview
    Precose is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Precose is considered an adjunct treatment to di... read more

  • Pump

    Overview
    Some people with type 2 diabetes have difficulty controlling their blood glucose levels even when taking insulin multiple times per day. An insulin pump may help some people in this situation maintain... read more

  • Qtern (Dapagliflozin/Saxagliptin)

    Overview
    Qtern is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Qtern is considered an adjunct treatment to diet a... read more

  • Riomet (Metformin)

    Overview
    Riomet is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Riomet is considered an adjunct treatment to diet... read more

  • Saxenda (Liraglutide)

    Overview
    Saxenda is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage chronic weight problems in adults who are overweight or obese. Saxenda is considered an adjunct treatment to... read more

  • Starlix (Nateglinide)

    Overview
    Starlix is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Starlix is considered an adjunct treatment to di... read more

  • Steglatro (Ertugliflozin)

    Overview
    Steglatro is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Steglatro is considered an adjunct treatment t... read more

  • Syringe

    Overview
    Since insulin cannot be taken orally, it is usually injected subcutaneously (under the skin). Syringe is the most common form of insulin delivery.

    What does it involve?
    There are many diff... read more

  • Tanzeum (Albiglutide)

    Overview
    Tanzeum is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Tanzeum is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and exe... read more

  • Tolinase (Tolazamide)

    Overview
    Tolinase is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Tolinase is considered an adjunct treatment to ... read more

  • Toujeo (Insulin)

    Overview
    Toujeo is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Toujeo is also referred to by its drug name, Insulin glargine. Your doctor may pres... read more

  • Tradjenta (Linagliptin)

    Overview
    Tradjenta is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Tradjenta is considered an adjunct treatment t... read more

  • Tresiba (Insulin)

    Overview
    Tresiba is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Tresiba is also referred to by its drug name, Insulin degludec injection. Your doc... read more

  • Trulicity (Dulaglutide)

    Overview

    Trulicity is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Trulicity is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and exercise. Trulicity i... read more

  • Victoza (Liraglutide)

    Overview
    Victoza is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Victoza is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and exercise. Victoza is also r... read more

  • Welchol (Colesevelam)

    Overview
    Welchol is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Welchol is usually combined with another drug su... read more

  • Xigduo XR (Dapagliflozin/Metformin)

    Overview
    Xigduo is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Xigduo is considered an adjunct treatment to diet... read more

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