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Type 2 diabetes: Treatment

The first goal of treatment for type 2 diabetes is to lower the blood glucose level by changing lifestyle. This especially includes a change in diet and regular exercise. Often, even minor changes are needed to bring blood glucose levels into the normal range. We give practical advice in the articles below on “nutrition” and “exercise”.

Drugs, known as antidiabetics, can also be used to treat diabetes. If the type 2 diabetes is advanced, insulin therapy may be needed. The articles below show when and where treatment with drugs or insulin is required.

In addition to numerous instructions, such as the correct injection and blood glucose measurement, you will find information on emergency situations and much more.