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The ultimate goal of treatment for Type 2 diabetes is to maintain normal glucose levels and establish a healthy lifestyle.  The major classes of medication include those that increase insulin production (taken by mouth or via injection), medications which improve the effectiveness of insulin (taken orally), and medications that affect food absorption (taken orally).  If the diabetes progresses to the point where the body is no longer creating its own insulin, insulin injections may be required.

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