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Diabetes

The Benefits of Switching to a Non-Insulin Injectable

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How these drugs work


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One non-insulin injection a week


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They are 'smart drugs' that produce insulin only when you need it


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They also stop your liver from making too much glucose


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They restore first-phase insulin response


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They can reverse liver disease


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Slower digestion means lower blood glucose, with some side effects


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They can reduce your appetite and weight


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They restore normal beta cell function


David Mendosa

David Mendosa

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David Mendosa was a journalist who learned in 1994 that he had type 2 diabetes, which he wrote about exclusively. He died in May 2017 after a short illness unrelated to diabetes. He wrote thousands of diabetes articles, two books about it, created one of the first diabetes websites, and published a monthly newsletter, “Diabetes Update.” His very low-carbohydrate diet, A1C level of 5.3, and BMI of 19.8 kept his diabetes in remission without any drugs until his death.