Different kinds of diabetes pills work in different ways to control your blood sugar. There are seven classes of oral medications used to treat Type 2 diabetes as well as combinations of drugs from different classes.
For years some diabetes authors have told us that the diabetes drugs known as sulfonylureas, often called just “sulfs,” would burn out our beta cells. Beta cells are the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. I’ve occasionally come across comments in research papers that were consistent with that view, but nothing…