Insulin is produced naturally in the body. It converts or uses sugar present in the food as energy. The problem of diabetes is caused by affecting the production of insulin. Diabetes is mainly considered to be of two types - Type 1 and Type 2. Patients are treated differently in these two different conditions. At the same time, medicines also differ. Patients suffering from type 1 diabetes are given medicines like Tresiba and Levemir. At the same time, patients suffering from type 2 diabetes can be given metformin-alogliptin (Kajano) and metformin-canagliflozin.

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Today, in this article, we will tell about the best medicines to cure diabetes -

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  1. Best medicine for diabetes type 1
  2. Best medicine for diabetes type 2
  3. Takeaway
Doctors for Best Medicines For Diabetes

A person who has type 1 diabetes is mainly given insulin. Apart from this, there are other medicines as well, which are mentioned below -

Insulin - Insulin

Insulin is the most commonly used drug for patients with type 1 diabetes. The body of a patient suffering from type 1 diabetes is unable to produce insulin. In such a situation, insulin is given to the patient from time to time. Insulin is given by injection. Along with this, it is also available in different types in the market. The type of insulin required by the patient depends on the deficiency of insulin in the body. Some such insulin medicines are mentioned below -

Short-acting insulin

Rapid-acting insulin

Long-acting insulin

Combination insulin

  • Novolog Mix 70/30 (insulin aspart protamine-insulin aspart)
  • Humalog Mix 75/25 (insulin lispro protamine-insulin lispro)
  • Humalog Mix 50/50 (insulin lispro protamine-insulin lispro)
  • Humulin 70/30 (Human Insulin NPH-Human Insulin Regular)
  • Novolin 70/30 (Human Insulin NPH-Human Insulin Regular)
  • Rizodeg (insulin degludec-insulin aspart)

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Amylinomimetic drug

Pramlintide (SymlinPen 120, SymlinPen 60) is an amylinomimetic drug for patients with type 1 diabetes. This medicine is given through injection, which the patient has to take before eating.

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The body of patients suffering from type-2 diabetes produces insulin but is unable to use it properly. However, in some situations, if the type-2 patient's body is unable to produce insulin or reduces it, then in this situation insulin is given to the patient. Apart from this, patients suffering from type 2 diabetes are given oral medicine. At the same time, in some situations injection is also given. These medicines are mentioned below -

Oral medications

The following types of drugs are included under oral drugs -



Dipeptidyl-peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors



Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors

Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors

Bile Acid Accutrans

  • Colesevelam (Welchol)

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There are many types of medicines available in the market for diabetes patients. These medicines depend on the condition and type of diabetes. Insulin is given to patients with type-1 diabetes. On the other hand, Type-2 patients are given many types of oral medicines like Cotrol, Glimepiride (Amaryl), Glyb, etc. Keep in mind that if you have diabetes, get your checkup done regularly. At the same time, before consuming any medicine, do consult a doctor.

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