Doctors often prescribe medication for people with type 2 diabetes to aid with weight loss. Here’s why some people may need it and how it works.
When you live with diabetes, deciding to start insulin medication can be intimidating. Here's everything I wish I knew before I made the transition.
If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, pay attention to this study that discovered this weight loss drug can lower your blood sugar and diabetes risk.
People with Alzheimer’s disease who are treated with diabetes medications have significantly fewer brain markers of the disease, according to this study.
Most patients with type 2 diabetes stop taking their medications within a year. Learn why this is risky, and ways you can reduce your need for them safely.
Find out when diabetes was first identified, how treatment has changed over the years, and how we developed our modern understanding of the disease.
Sulfonylureas are the oldest type of type 2 diabetes drugs, but they're dangerous for people who have latent autoimmune diabetes. Here's what you should know.
Older insulins can be a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.
A type 2 diabetes diagnosis often comes with new prescriptions. Learn how to adjust your daily self-care routine to include prescription medications.
In U.S. states that expanded Medicaid eligibility in low-income adults in 2014 and 2015 per the ACA, more prescriptions were written for diabetes medications.