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Glucose Control in Diabetes. What Affects Glucose in the Blood? Part 3 – Exercise

Everyone needs to be physically active. It is very simple truth. Human body is a very sophisticated machine which can easily shut down unused parts to preserve resources. If you don’t use your muscles the body loose justification to maintain it and simply disassemble them down to the required level. To have a good overall health we are absolutely must exercise on regular basis, diabetes or no diabetes. Doesn’t matter which type of diabetes person have, exercise have many positive benefits including prevention of heart disease and cancer. Would you like to look at my advertisement section to the right from article? :-) Thank you!

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Oral Diabetes Medications. Medications For Diabetes. Part 2

The thiazolidinediones is a new class of drugs for type 2 diabetes management and treatment different from sulfonylureas or metformin class. The thiazolidinediones class have two drugs in it. It is rosiglitazone (brand name Avandia) and pioglitazone (brand name Actos). Glitazones make muscle cells more sensitive to insulin. Because of that effect people with type 2 diabetes who also take insulin may be able to reduce insulin dose. Extra benefits from the rosiglitazone and pioglitazone are lower triglyceride levels and increased high-density lipoprotein (HDL, which is known as good cholesterol) cholesterol levels. This class of drugs usually taken once or twice a day. More about medications to control type 2 diabetes you can find following links on the right side of this page. You should have all the important information on type 2 diabetes!

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Oral Diabetes Medications. Medications for Diabetes. Part 1

There are many different kind of oral medications for diabetes disease. Please remember that only your doctor can prescribe you certain medications and this article is for information purpose only. Refer to your doctor! Although many people with type 2 diabetes can achieve blood glucose level control using special diabetic diet and exercise routine, sometimes help from oral mediacations is called for. But remember that no medications can substitute for healthy diet and exercise in your diabetes management plan.

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