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Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times Topic Guide

Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times: Be prepared to manage your diabetes, and control blood sugar and symptoms when you're sick, when you're at work or school, when traveling, during pregnancy, or during an emergency or natural disaster.

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Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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liraglutide Liraglutide

The Victoza brand of liraglutide is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults and children at least 10 years old w...learn more »

sitagliptin Sitagliptin

Sitagliptin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sitagliptin is not for treating ...learn more »

glimepiride and pioglitazone Glimepiride And Pioglitazone

Glimepiride and pioglitazone is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels...learn more »

exenatide Exenatide

This medication guide provides information about the Byetta brand of exenatide. Bydureon is another brand of exenatide that is not covered in ...learn more »

pramlintide Pramlintide

Pramlintide is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. Pramlintide lowers blood sugar in three ways. It slows the rate that food mo...learn more »

insulin detemir Insulin Detemir

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin detemir is a long-acting insulin that starts to work seve...learn more »

insulin glulisine Insulin Glulisine

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin glulisine is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work ab...learn more »

glipizide and metformin Glipizide And Metformin

Glipizide and metformin is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels...learn more »

nateglinide (oral) Nateglinide (oral)

Nateglinide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine helps your body respond better to insulin produced by your pan...learn more »

insulin glargine Insulin Glargine

Insulin glargine is a long-acting insulin that starts to work several hours after injection and keeps working evenly for 24 hours...learn more »

insulin lispro and insulin lispro protamine Insulin Lispro And Insulin Lispro Protamine

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin lispro is a fast-acting insulin. Insulin lispro protamin...learn more »

insulin isophane and insulin regular Insulin Isophane And Insulin Regular

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin isophane is a intermediate-acting insulin. Insulin regul...learn more »

insulin lispro Insulin Lispro

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin lispro is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work about...learn more »

insulin isophane Insulin Isophane

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin isophane is an intermediate-acting insulin that starts to...learn more »

insulin regular, concentrated (U-500) Insulin Regular, Concentrated (U-500)

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Concentrated (U-500) insulin is a long-acting insulin that starts...learn more »

insulin regular Insulin Regular

Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Regular insulin is a short-acting insulin that starts to work wit...learn more »

repaglinide (oral) Repaglinide (oral)

Repaglinide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels by causing the pancreas to produce insulin...learn more »

glimepiride Glimepiride

Glimepiride is an oral diabetes medicine that is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus....learn more »

acarbose Acarbose

Acarbose slows the digestion of carbohydrates in the body, which helps control blood sugar levels...learn more »

metformin Metformin

Metformin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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natamycin ophthalmic Natamycin Ophthalmic

Natamycin is an antifungal medication...learn more »

glyburide Glyburide

Glyburide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels...learn more »

glipizide Glipizide

Glipizide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels by helping your pancreas produce insulin...learn more »

chlorpropamide Chlorpropamide

Chlorpropamide causes the pancreas to produce insulin and increases your body's response to it...learn more »