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Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment

From medications to lifestyle, navigating type 2 diabetes treatments starts with understanding your options. Learn how to play an active role in your care.

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An Overview of Oral Diabetes Medication
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SGLT-2 Inhibitors for Blood Glucose Monitoring
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GlucaGen: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Biguanides: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Actos: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Glucophage (Metformin): Uses, Side Effects, Dosage
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Ozempic: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Meglitinides: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Bydureon: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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How Insulin Works in the Body
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How Do Different Types of Insulin Work?
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Overview of the Different Types of Insulin
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Levemir: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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V-Go Insulin Delivery Device: Use, Dosage, Side Effects
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Toujeo: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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How to Give an Insulin Injection
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How to Store and Use Insulin Safely
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