particularly true for type-1 diabetes since there’s usually very low or no any
insulin released by the pancreas. Sometimes insulin therapy is also required by
people with type 2 diabetes.
for this therapy is available in many types. But in general, they’re classified
according to how long they will provide the effects. So basically there are 3
main types of insulin; long-acting insulin, intermediate-acting insulin, and
drawback of insulin therapy, you need to inject it. It’s not available for oral
medication since enzymes in your stomach can interfere with the action of
necessary, other medications are prescribed to bring down your blood sugar
levels. These could be injected or oral medications.
for diabetes work in several ways;
diabetes medications block the production of glucose released by the liver.
can drive the pancreas to make and release more insulin.
medications may also help make the body’s tissues and cells become more
sensitive to the action of insulin so the amounts of glucose in the bloodstream
are easily used for energy and blood sugar level decreases.
to help inhibit the action of certain enzymes in the digestive system so this
reduces or delays the breakdown of carbohydrates.
more comprehensive information about what diabetes medications you need most,
see a doctor!
option is usually not recommended for people with type 2 diabetes since their
pancreas is still able to make some insulin. The story is different for type 1
diabetes, a condition in which the pancreas is only able to make very little
insulin or sometimes no insulin at all.
this procedure is not going without risks. Not all transplants are successful,
and the side effects also could be serious. Comprehensive evaluation about pros
and cons of the procedure is necessary before taking the operation.
name suggests, this surgery is a procedure used to help people with obesity in
losing extra pounds of their weight. Does this work for glycemic control?
we know, obesity is one of the leading risk factors for insulin resistance and
diabetes. One study suggests that bariatric surgery is probably effective
enough to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes.
135,000 participants (those with type 2 diabetes and did bariatric surgery) in
this study showed that most participants had an improvement in controlling
their blood sugar and were less likely to take high dosage of diabetes medications.
This finding was published in the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric
bariatric surgery should be the last option to lose weight. Lifestyle
modifications (e.g. exercise and weight loss diet) are recommended at first. If
these lifestyle approaches fail to work, probably bariatric surgery is your