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: