There is considerable interest in the dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP-IV) medications for type 2 diabetes treatment because, as a class, dipeptidyl peptidase IV drugs such as Januvia 25 mg pills (sitagliptin) appear to be well tolerated by people on type 2 diabetes treatment and can be used efficiently as monotherapy or as combination therapy together with Metformin (Glucophage, Fortamet, Glumetza drugs) oral diabetic medications. Beneficial effects of Januvia (sitagliptin) and dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors as class on the pancreas beta-cell function raise the possibility that these sitagliptin agents of DPP-IV inhibitors may be able to modify the natural history of type 2 diabetes, given that Januvia used in proper type 2 diabetes treatment plan.
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It is known that not everyone diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus needs insulin injections on daily basis or pills. There are many methods to manage type 2 diabetes. Majority of newly diagnosed people can manage their diabetes using tailored diet plan and exercise plan, without any medications. Really, for many people with type 2 diabetes eating healthy low fat food in conciously sized servings pared with regular exercises and overall physical activity would be enough to keep their glucose levels normal. Other need to add to this oral mediacations for diabetes such as metformin and (or) insulin injections. (Does anyone can tell me about diabetes drug Januvia?)