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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