New Medication for Type 2 Diabetes?

I’m Monique Evans with today’s health news. For those who have diabetes, there might soon be a new option in town. Clinical trials at the University of North Carolina (UNC) indicated injections of IDegLira were more effective than the current standard treatment of met-formin and Lan-tus insulin. Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disease that…

Pharmacology- Diabetic Medication | Medi tutorials

Oral Antidiabetics Drugs Oral antidiabetic drugs or oral hypoglycemic drugs are those drugs which is used to control diabetes where insulin therapy not works! Oral Anti diabetic agents are: 1. Insulin secretogogues. 2. Buguamides. 3. Thiazolidinediones. 4. Alpha glucosidase inhibitors. 1. Insulin secretogogues: a.Sulponyl ureas— (1st generation) Tolbutamide Tolazamide Chlorpropamide Acetohexamide. (2nd generation) Glyburide Glibenclamide…

Lantus – Medication Information

Lantus, a brand name for insulin glargine, is a prescription medication used to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Lantus, a long-acting form of insulin, works by replacing the insulin that is normally produced by the body and by helping the body use sugar for energy. It also stops the liver from producing more…