Diabetes Medication Side Effects
Many people with type 2 diabetes need diabetes drugs to manage their condition. Like all medication, there may be side effects, and this week we researched the Diabetes Forum to find out what the community is saying about type 2 diabetes medication and how it affects them.
For this week, we have not included insulin, only diabetes medication taken or injected by type 2 diabetics.
Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
Diabetes drugs, alongside a healthy diet and exercise routine, help people with type 2 diabetes/gestational diabetes to maintain stable blood glucose levels.
A variety of different diabetes drugs are available, with each performing a different function. Many people with diabetes have to take more than one type of pill, with some taking pills which combine two types of drug in one tablet.
Some people experience a variety of side effects from different diabetes drugs.