Diabetes Other Injectables Articles

Why You Need a Flu Shot If You Have Diabetes

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The flu has greater dangers for people with diabetes. Here’s what you must know.

Tuberculosis Vaccine Shows Promise for Reversing Type 1 Diabetes

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

A simple treatment may be a game-changer in the fight against the blood sugar disease.

Osteoporosis Drug May Help Fight Diabetes

By Victoria Candland 1 Comment

Denosumab may be a new medication to treat diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Amylin Gives Insulin a Boost

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Amylin can do wonders in helping appetite, blood sugars, and insulin for those with diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Blood Sugar Drug May Also Help the Body Make and Use Insulin

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Liraglutide may help with pancreatic beta cell function. This drug may help your body maintain insulin production.

Know Your Risks: Side Effects of Injectable Diabetes Medications

By Melissa Jones No Comments

If your doctor has prescribed a non-insulin diabetes medication to help control your blood sugar levels, there are few side effects you should know about.

Medication Overview: A Guide to Byetta

By Melissa Jones No Comments

This medication mimics the action of a natural hormone called incretin, which helps to keep your body’s blood sugar levels under control.

Drug Overview: What is Victoza?

By Melissa Jones 1 Comment

Victoza (also known by its generic name, liraglutide) belongs to the class of drugs called incretin mimetics.

Beyond Insulin: Other Injectable Medicines to Treat Diabetes

By Melissa Jones 2 Comments

In the last decade, researchers have developed new drugs that work with insulin to help diabetics better manage their blood sugar levels.

Symlin: Insulin’s Partner in Diabetes Control

By sloane 4 Comments

There is another important hormone secreted from the beta cells of the pancreas that is also important in the regulation of blood sugars