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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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A Guide to Diabetes Treatment
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What Are GLP-1 Agonists and How Do They Work?
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How Type 2 Diabetes Is Diagnosed
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How Hyperglycemia Is Diagnosed
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How Hyperglycemia Is Treated
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FreeStyle Libre: A Glucose Meter Without a Finger Prick
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How Hypoglycemia Is Treated
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A Mixed Meal Tolerance Test for Clinical Trials
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Fasting Plasma Glucose Test: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Drugs Approved for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
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Overcoming Your Fears of Self-Injection
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Natural Remedies for Type 2 Diabetes
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What to Do If You Are Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes
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Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Uses, Procedure and Results
A blood glucose test is often done on a small drop of blood.
The A1C Test: Uses, Procedure, Results
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Fructosamine Blood Glucose Level Test for Diabetes
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How Hypoglycemia Is Diagnosed
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Livongo: Meter and Coaching for Diabetes Management
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The Best At-Home Diabetes Tests for 2020
Basqimi (glucagon nasal powder)
Basqimi Nasal (Glucagon): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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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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Symlin (Pramlintide Injection): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Januvia: 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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Insulin Injection Sites: All You Need to Know
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