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.
Most diabetes drugs cause us to gain weight. But those in the rather new class of drugs called GLP-1 inhibitors actually lead to weight loss. People with type 2 diabetes take these drugs by injection. Insulin, the drug that people with type 1 have to inject to manage their diabetes, is notorious for leading to weight gain. Clinical trial…