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Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

The goal of diabetes treatment is to maintain blood glucose (sugar) levels and HbA1c levels within a healthy range. By doing so, you will feel better on a daily basis and will help prevent or delay the complications associated with diabetes. Talk to your doctor about what a healthy blood glucose range is for you.
The 4 main components of treatment are:
For detailed information on treatment, click on the following:
Lifestyle changesMedicationsAlternative and complementary therapiesOther treatments


Diabetes overview. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: Updated April 4, 2012. Accessed August 7, 2012.

Type 2. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: Accessed August 7, 2012.

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