Over the past decade there have been enormous advances in the understanding of type 2 diabetes and its complications. Although multiple new antihyperglycemic medications have become available, changes frequently are not initiated soon enough, resulting in chronic, poor glycemic control [32]. In order for diabetic patients to achieve glucose goals, treatment must be promptly initiated, carefully monitored and rapidly advanced. If patients are not achieving goals with non-insulin therapy, insulin treatment should be initiated.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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