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.
At first John Dodson wasn’t a good diabetes patient, he says. For the first 10 years after he learned that he had type 2 diabetes in 1985, he thought that managing his diabetes was up to his doctor.“I tried to do what he said, but of course I failed,” he told me. “My blood sugar was generally between 150 and 250, so I had…