What we recommend in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment – Preserving the Pancreas

type 2 diabetesAs we have discussed in our topic on type 2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes develops starting with our body developing resistance to the insulin our own pancreas is making. As a result, there is added pressure on the pancreas to produce more insulin to keep our blood sugar levels within normal range and over time our pancreas gets overworked and slowly loses its function. The main goal in type 2 diabetes treatment is obvious – keeping our blood glucose levels in check to prevent the development of nasty complications from having prolonged high blood sugar levels. But given the arsenal we have nowadays at our disposal, what we also need to consider is protecting and preserving our pancreatic functions while managing our blood sugars. Continue reading

Understanding Different Types of Diabetes Medication

If you are one of the millions of people worldwide suffering from Type 2 diabetes, you already know that this disease can put you at risk for several health complications that can be deadly. Carefully controlling your diabetes through medications and other lifestyle changes can help you lead a happy, healthy, and long life. Each of these types of diabetes medication helps to lower blood glucose levels, but they work in different ways. Continue reading