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What is the treatment for type 1 dabetes?
What is the treatment for type 2 diabetes?
- lifestyle changes
- oral drug therapy
- insulin (when above no longer provide glycemic control)
What are two types of antidiabetic drugs?
- oral hypoglycemic agents
Oral antidiabetic drugs are used for type:
If the patient does not make behavioral or lifestyle changes, what will not be effective?
oral antidiabetic drugs
Antidiabetic agents are used to lower __________ in patients with type 2.
blood glucose levels
What is the goal of antidiabetic agents?
To get BG to a correct or normal level
Which class of antidiabetic drugs is most used?
What are six Sulfonylurea drugs?
- amaryl (glimepiride)
- diabinase (chlorpropamide)
- tonilase (tolazamide)
- orinase (tolbutamide)
- glucotrol (glipizide)
- diabeta (glyburide)
What are two Meglitinide drugs?
- repaglinide (prandin)
- nateglinide (starlix)
What is one Biguanide drug?
What is the first drug a patient may be started on for drug therapy?
What drug class is also known as "glitazones"?