What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition in which the body’s blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. With Type 2 diabetes, the most common type of diabetes, the body is resistant to insulin resulting in high blood sugar levels. Insulin is a hormone that allows your body to use sugar from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store for future use. Diabetes symptoms include fatigue, hunger, thirst, increased urination, and unintended weight loss.

Management and treatment for Type 2 diabetes includes medication, diet, and exercise.

Common drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes are:

linagliptinMetformin
PioglitazoneRosiglitazone
SitagliptinSaxaglipti

CIPA Members are certified, licensed, mail-order pharmacy websites that sell medications at prices up to 70% less than the lowest discounted price at a local retail pharmacy.

Visit the CIPA Safe Pharmacies page for the complete list of CIPA certified websites.

Every CIPA member exhibits exceptional standards of quality and adherence to all regulatory requirements set out by the national and/or regional regulatory bodies that license the pharmacies (also known as chemists or dispensaries in some countries).

Qualifying websites meet all CIPA standards of practice, undergo and pass regular on-site inspections and standards of practice audits. Original prescriptions obtained from your primary care physician are required to be sent to any pharmacy to allow for dispensing medications.