DPP-IV Inhibitors

DPP-IV Inhibitors

Who?DPP-IV inhibitors are recommended for patients with type 2 diabetes who have poorly controlled blood glucose and high Hb A1c levels. On average, most patients find that their A1c levels drop by 0.5-1.0% on these medications.What?Oral tabletsA few types of DPP-IV...
GLP-1 Agonists

GLP-1 Agonists

Who?GLP-1 agonists, also known as incretin mimetics, are recommended for persons with type 2 diabetes who have poorly controlled blood glucose and high Hb A1c levels. On average, most patients find that their HbA1c levels drop by as much as 0.5-1.5% on these...
Foot Ulcers

Foot Ulcers

About a quarter of all people with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer at some point in their lives. The cuts often start out small, but can quickly turn into an infection.Diabetic foot ulcers are the leading cause of foot amputations.Risk factors for foot ulcers...
Protecting Your Health

Protecting Your Health

There are several routine preventive measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of developing complications from diabetes: Healthy diet: A balanced diet can improve blood glucose levels and reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, and other diseases Exercise:...
Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors

Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors

Who?Alpha glucosidase inhibitors are recommended for persons with type 2 diabetes who have poorly controlled blood glucose despite using other diabetic medications. These are typically not first-line, but can be used in special situations. On average, most patients...
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