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What type 2 oral diabetes medication do you take?
Sulfonylurea drugs (e.g., Glucotrol, Diabinese, Glynase, Amaryl).
 
Biguanide drugs (e.g., Glucophage, metformin).
 
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors (e.g., Precose, Glyset).
 
Thiazolidinedione drugs (e.g., Avandia, Actos).
 
Meglitinide drugs (e.g., Prandin, Starlix).
 
A combination of different drug types.
 
None. I manage my type 2 diabetes without oral medication.
 
None. I have type 1 diabetes.
 

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by Brenda Bell
My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...