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Diabetes Drugs are responsible for helping to decrease blood sugar levels so that you can try to stay in a healthier range and help avoid serious complications.

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The low-cost drug verapamil, a widely available generic drug for blood pressure, was shown to preserve insulin-producing beta cell function in young people, aged 7-17,...
Researchers at this week’s 2023 Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) conference in Berlin provided an update on icodec and efsitora, two new basal...
During his State of the Union Address on Feb. 7, President Joe Biden called on congress to expand the cap on monthly insulin prices to all people with diabetes.
The world’s hottest new miracle drug for type 2 diabetes, Ozempic (semaglutide), has surged in popularity among people with and without diabetes looking to lose weight,...
The FDA approved a new medication for type 2 diabetes called Brenzavvy (bexagliflozin). Clinical trials showed that people who used the drug saw an average A1C...
The FDA has just announced that Rybelsus has now been approved as an initial treatment option for type 2 diabetes. In addition to the glucose-lowering effects, Rybelsus...
People have the misconception that taking glucose-lowering medication is a sign of weakness or that it means you are very sick. Early treatment, however, may be the key...
People with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of developing heart and kidney disease. Know how to identify the risk factors common to both conditions and protect...
Early and aggressive interventions can often lessen the risk of diabetes complications, but after diagnosis, many people’s treatment regimen doesn’t change for years,...
The FDA has approved Provention Bio’s Tzield (teplizumab), a new therapy that could delay the onset of type 1 diabetes by an average of 2 years. Find out about screening...
A Bayer clinical trial is seeking to evaluate the safety and efficacy of finerenone, which treats chronic kidney disease, alongside empagliflozin, a type 2 diabetes drug...
TikTok influencers are sharing how much weight they lost using Ozempic, an expensive type 2 diabetes drug, even if they do not have diabetes. This has led to a surge in...
The FDA approved higher doses of the GLP-1 agonist, Trulicity, after powerful clinical trial results showed that the increased medication can help people lower their A1C...
Learn how you can get affordable insulin without insurance coverage
As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic through the fall and winter, it is especially important for you to get both your seasonal flu shot and new bivalent...
Nobody with diabetes should have to put their health and safety at risk because they can’t afford insulin. US National Health Survey data shows that many people have to...
Based on recently published clinical trial data, an ultra rapid-acting mealtime insulin was just approved for use in children with diabetes, expanding the mealtime...
Diet and exercise are often insufficient for people with obesity, leading many to pursue alternatives. The American Gastroenterological Association published guidelines...
Lyumjev reduces blood glucose spikes and can be taken at the beginning of a meal, or even 20 minutes into the meal; available through Lilly’s insulin affordability...
New drugs have been developed to help people with type 2 diabetes lose weight, lower glucose, and prevent complications. These options have not been approved to treat...

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