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.
John Dodson is the poster boy for the Byetta revolution. The New York Times featured and photographed him in perhaps the most influential article ever about Byetta, Alex Berenson’s “A Ray of Hope for Diabetics,” in its March 2 issue. That article reported that John had then lost almost 60 pounds since starting Byetta in June…