¿Qué es Diabetes Type 2?

Diabetes type 2 is a condition in which the body is resistant to insulin resulting in high blood sugar levels. Symptoms include fatigue, hunger, thirst, increased urination, and tingling in feet and hands.

Treatment for diabetes type 2 includes medication, diet, and exercise. Common drug classes used to treat diabetes type 2 are biguanides, insulins, sulfonylureas, gliptins, glitazones, sulfonylurea / biguanide combinations, gliptin / biguanide combinations, GLP-1 agonists, ergot derivatives, glinides, glitazone / biguanide combinations, alpha glucosidase inhibitors, amlyn analogues, glitazone / sulfonylurea combinations, gliptin / statin combinations, gliptin / glitazone combinations, SGLT2 inhibitors, and glinide / biguanide combinations.

Puntos de ahorros para Diabetes Type 2

  • How Long Should You Keep Insulin Pens?

    December 05, 2018

    Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, especially when you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, is critical. As such, the effectiveness of your insulin pens is an important matter of safety. Like many medications, the effectiveness of insulin wears off with time, especially after the container is opened. But how long insulin remains effective can vary depending on the brand. Here are some tips to help you decide when to throw out that pen and start a new one. See More

  • Is Tresiba the Best Long-Acting Insulin?

    September 21, 2018

    Comparing long-acting insulins? Tresiba may come out ahead. With the exception of NPH insulins like Humulin N and Novolin N (which are now considered to be intermediate acting), they are all going to cost you. So, if you are already paying big bucks for your long-acting insulin, here are some things to think about.

    What is a long-acting or basal insulin?

    This is your baseline insulin, the insulin that is secreted to control your sugars when you are not eating (also known as the fasting state). See More

  • Byetta vs. Bydureon: What’s the Difference?

    August 22, 2018

    Byetta and Bydureon are both used for type 2 diabetes, but with similar names and active ingredients, it’s hard to know which one is better. Here are the advantages and disadvantages, for both.

    What are Byetta and Bydureon for?

    Byetta and Bydureon are injectable medications used to treat type 2 diabetes. Even though they are injectables, they are not insulins. Both Byetta and Bydureon have the same active ingredient, exenatide, which is a GLP-1 receptor agonist, a type of drug that increases how much insulin your pancreas releases. See More

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Medicamentos de Diabetes Type 2 Populares

Popularidad Nombre del Medicamento Clase de Medicamento Precio
Biguanides 6 See Prices
Sulfonylureas 9 See Prices
Insulins 431 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Clases de Medicamentos Diabetes Type 2

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