Medications for Associated Conditions

Many patients with diabetes also have hypertension or high cholesterol. Learn about the medicines used to treat these common conditions.

Statins: Medications to Treat High Cholesterol

Who? Statins are used to prevent heart attacks and strokes in persons with dyslipidemia (or high cholesterol). These medications are also used to prevent another heart attack in patients who have had one in the past. What? Oral tablet - Several types of statins are...

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Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Diabetes

Traditional or natural remedies are often called complementary and alternative medicines. These remedies often consist of herbs, vitamins, or trace elements. While complementary and alternative therapies for diabetes are quite common and in some cases have been used...

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