Non-insulin injectable medications include Byetta and Symlin. These drugs stimulate insulin production and help the person feel full by delaying emptying of the stomach.
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1990. For several years, I was able to control my glucose levels with lifestyle modifications only. Modifying my diet and increasing my exercise worked quite well. Unfortunately, diabetes is a progressive disease, and managing diabetes with no medications didn't work after several years. Although I…