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Treatments

While there is no cure for diabetes, there are treatments, including simple things you can do daily, that make a big difference.

Treatment overview

How do you know if you have diabetes? Learn what's involved in the diagnosis.

While there is no cure for diabetes, there are treatments, including simple things you can do daily, that make a big difference.

Has your doctor prescribed insulin to help manage your type 1 or type 2 diabetes? You’ll want to know how and when to take it, what side effects could happen, and what other changes you may need to make.

Here are 10 tips for managing diabetes.

If you are supporting a friend or relative with diabetes, it helps to understand all about diabetes.

Insulin

Insulin is a hormone that controls blood sugar. There are many types of insulin used to treat diabetes. Learn about the most common types, side effects, storage tips, and more.

Many forms of insulin treat diabetes, including rapid-acting, short-acting, intermediate-acting, long-acting, and pre-mixed. Learn which type is best for your diabetes.

Non-insulin treatments

Insulin isn't the only type of injectable diabetes medicine your doctor might prescribe for you. Learn about other injectable medications.

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