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Diabetes Medication

Nov 2, 2007
Diabetes is a serious, lifelong disease that hundreds of thousands of people around the world suffer from. Although there is no single known cause of the disease and as of yet no cure, there are a number of different treatment methods that are used to control or manage the disease, one of the most popular being diabetes medication.

Diabetes medication is the most conventional method of treating diabetes, and there are actually a few different types that your doctor may recommend. After diagnosis with your condition, your doctor will usually prescribe you a specific drug regimen, and because every person is different, each diabetes treatment is tailed precisely to their needs in order to produce the best possible results.

Pioglitazone is an anti-diabetic drug (thiazolidinedione-type, also called "glitazones") used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes). It works by helping to restore your body's proper response to insulin, thereby lowering your blood sugar. Effectively controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, blindness, and circulation problems, as well as sexual function problems (impotence). It is one of the most commonly recommended diabetes medications, and it works by helping to restore the body's proper response to insulin, thereby lowering the body's blood sugar levels. It has been shown to be very effective when used in conjunction with a proper diet and exercise program, and can help to prevent the conditions that are often caused by diabetes, including blindness, strokes, kidney disease, and sexual function problems.

Glimepiride is another popular choice here, and it is typically used in patients that have type 2 diabetes or non-insulin dependent diabetes. The drug works by stimulating the release of the body's natural insulin, although again in order for the drug to be effective the patient needs to be maintaining an otherwise healthy lifestyle as well, namely a well-balanced diet and regular exercise. It Effectively controls high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, blindness, and circulation problems, as well as sexual function problems (impotence).

Starlix is a relatively new diabetes medication, one that you only have to take whenever you eat, in order to control mealtime spikes in your blood sugar level. It is an oral type 2 diabetes medication that can lower your overall blood sugar as well as prevent further illness that is caused by the condition. It works by triggering the release of insulin at the start of a meal to reduce those spikes, which over time can help you lower your blood sugar levels.

Taking control of your blood sugar has never been easier, and by working together with your doctor you will be able to come up with a specific diabetes treatment regime that is going to be perfectly suited to you and your condition and help manage the disease and the symptoms caused by the disease as best as possible. Just remember with any medication you will most likely experience certain side effects, and so you should learn about these before starting yourself on any medication so that you can be prepared for them.
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