Medications for Associated ConditionsMany patients with diabetes also have hypertension or high cholesterol. Learn about the medicines used to treat these common conditions.
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...read more
Who? Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are often the preferred first treatment for patients with diabetes who have high blood pressure or kidney disease. Some of these medications are also approved to treat heart failure in patients with diabetes. What?...read more
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...read more