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Side Effects of Starlix - Treatments for Diabetes

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  • Side Effects of Starlix
    Some of the most common Starlix side effects include dizziness, flu-like symptoms, and joint problems. This eMedTV segment also examines some of the more serious side effects, including symptoms of high or low blood sugar and allergic reactions.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes
    This video clip by eMedTV discusses the possible signs and symptoms of diabetes.
  • Signs of Diabetes
    As this eMedTV page explains, increased thirst, blurred vision, and constant hunger are common signs of diabetes, which can come on quickly or gradually, depending on the type. Or, there may be no signs, which can be the case with gestational diabetes.
  • Signs of Diabeties
    Common signs of diabetes include increased thirst, fatigue, and weight loss. This eMedTV Web page describes specific symptoms of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Signs of diabeties is a common misspelling of signs of diabetes.
  • Simlin
    This eMedTV page describes how Symlin lowers blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Potential side effects are included, as is a link to more detailed information. Simlin is a common misspelling of Symlin.
  • Simple Insulin Storage
    Learn about simple tips for storing your insulin in this video from eMedTV.com.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin
    Sitagliptin and metformin is a combination drug that is used for treating type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page offers dosing information on sitagliptin and metformin, explains how the medication works, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin (Janumet)
    This page of the eMedTV library presents a brief overview of sitagliptin and metformin (Janumet), a combination drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. This article covers how often it is taken, lists common side effects, and includes a link to learn more.
  • Sitagliptin and Metformin Dosing
    Sitagliptin and metformin dosing will depend on your current dose of either medication. This eMedTV segment offers other sitagliptin and metformin dosing guidelines and provides tips and precautions for those taking the combination drug.
  • Sitagliptin/Simvastatin
    Sitagliptin/simvastatin is a drug prescribed to lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this combination medication, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Sitagliptin/Simvastatin Dosage
    As this eMedTV page discusses, sitagliptin/simvastatin is a tablet that is taken once daily to treat high cholesterol and diabetes. This article offers dosing guidelines for sitagliptin/simvastatin and lists some tips to be aware of when taking this drug.
  • Sitagliptin/Simvastatin Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, adults with high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes may benefit from sitagliptin/simvastatin. This page offers more information on sitagliptin/simvastatin, including issues to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Sleepless Nights? Learn Why This Puts You at Risk for Diabetes
    Does a lack of sleep cause type 2 diabetes? As this eMedTV segment explains, there is certainly a strong link. However, too much sleep can increase your risk too. Read on to learn what research studies have discovered about diabetes and sleep.
  • Smart Mealtime Insulin Tips
    Learn how just a little simple planning can help your mealtime insulin shots to be quick, discreet, and stress-free in this video from eMedTV.com.
  • Special Instructions (EGD With Dilation)
    After the endoscopy, you should not expect to be able to take care of small children or anyone else. This video goes over special instructions for after your procedure.
  • Starlix
    Starlix is a prescription medicine that is approved to reduce blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article explains how the drug helps the pancreas produce more insulin, outlines potential side effects, and offers dosing guidelines.
  • Starlix Alternatives
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at several Starlix alternatives, such as lifestyle changes and other diabetes medications (both oral and injectable). This page also explains when an alternative to Starlix should be considered.
  • Starlix and Blood Sugar
    This eMedTV Web page explains the link between Starlix and blood sugar. Because blood sugar that is too high or too low can lead to serious or even life-threatening complications, some symptoms of high and low blood sugar are also provided.
  • Starlix and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explores the link between Starlix and pregnancy, explaining why the FDA classifies it as a pregnancy Category C medication. Suggestions on what to do if you are taking the drug and pregnancy occurs are also offered.
  • Starlix Diabetes Medicine
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV library, Starlix is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes. This article provides more information on this prescription drug, including what to expect and how to take it. A link to more details is also included.
  • Starlix Dosage
    Generally, the recommended Starlix dosage when starting the drug is 120 mg, taken before meals. This eMedTV resource explains when the dose may be reduced based on a blood sugar test and also offers some tips on taking the medication.
  • Starlix Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential Starlix drug interactions with other medications, such as certain decongestants, diuretics, and beta blockers. This page also explains how these interactions can potentially lead to problems.
  • Starlix Overdose
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes common symptoms of a Starlix overdose, such as cold sweats, shakiness, and dizziness. This page also outlines possible treatment options for an overdose, such as IV fluids and supportive care.
  • Starlix Uses
    This eMedTV Web page describes how Starlix lowers blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes by increasing insulin production in the pancreas. Off-label Starlix uses are also discussed, as is giving the drug to children with the condition.
  • Starlix Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page examines several Starlix warnings and precautions to be aware of, such as potential drug interactions, possible side effects, and the danger of taking the drug when pregnant. This page also explains when Starlix should not be taken.
  • Stopping Cataracts
    This multimedia video clip offers a brief overview of cataracts.
  • Strive for a Healthier Diet
    It can sometimes be difficult for seniors to eat a healthy diet. Sometimes, it doesn't seem worth it to cook for just one or two people. Sometimes, healthy food is expensive. Sometimes, you feel that at your age, you're entitled to eat whatever makes you happy. However, keep in mind that your diet has a real and significant impact on your health.
  • Subcutaneous Glucagon
    In the majority of cases, glucagon is injected just under the skin of a buttock, arm, or thigh. This eMedTV Web page talks about giving glucagon subcutaneously and explains how it may be injected differently by trained healthcare providers.
  • Substitute for Metanx
    Although there are no exact substitutes for Metanx, there are some similar products available. This eMedTV page explains that Folast, Foltx, and Folbic tablets are considered similar to Metanx. This page also provides a link to more details on this topic.
  • Sugar Substitutes and Type 2 Diabetes
    In general, artificial sweeteners are safe for people with type 2 diabetes. This segment of the eMedTV archives explores the five types approved by the FDA, comparing them to regular sugar and offering a look at pros and cons to keep in mind.
  • Swollen Cornea Following Cataract Surgery (Risks)
    This clip explains what corneal edema is and describes the treatments that are available.
  • Symlin
    Symlin is a prescription drug that helps to control blood sugar levels after meals in people with diabetes. This eMedTV article describes how to administer the drug, outlines potential side effects, and explains how the drug works.
  • Symlin and Blood Sugar
    As this eMedTV segment explains, low and high blood sugar levels are possible effects of Symlin. Blood sugar levels that are too high or too low can lead to serious complications, so this page also highlights symptoms of high and low blood sugar.
  • Symlin and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explores the results of animal studies on Symlin and pregnancy, explaining why the FDA has classified it as a pregnancy Category C medicine and outlining some of the complications the drug may cause.
  • Symlin Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains factors that affect the Symlin dosage, such as whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and if you are taking other medicines. This page also lists tips on giving the injections and storing the drug.
  • Symlin Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource explores potential Symlin drug interactions with other medications, such as pain medications, miglitol, and anticholinergics. This page also explains how these interactions can potentially increase your risk of side effects.
  • Symlin for Diabetics
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Symlin can help control blood sugar in both type 1 and type 2 diabetics. This article gives a brief overview of this drug's actions in the body and explains whether it can be used as a replacement for insulin.
  • Symlin Overdose
    Although rare, a Symlin overdose is possible. This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes possible effects of an overdose, such as severe vomiting, dizziness, or nausea. This page also outlines options that may be used to treat an overdose.
  • Symlin Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Symlin can include nausea, vomiting, and fatigue. This eMedTV segment also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious Symlin side effects, such as severe vomiting or symptoms of high or low blood sugar.
  • Symlin Uses
    This eMedTV resource explains how Symlin treats type 1 or type 2 diabetes by slowing down the increase in blood sugar after meals and decreasing the production of sugar in the liver. This page also discusses off-label Symlin uses.
  • Symlin Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page discusses several Symlin warnings and precautions, such as the potential for allergic reactions, the risk of low blood sugar, and risks associated with taking the drug when pregnant. This page also lists those who should not take it.
  • Symptoms of Diabetes
    A few common signs and symptoms of diabetes include increased thirst, frequent urination, and blurred vision. This eMedTV article examines these and other diabetes symptoms in detail, along with comparing symptoms for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Symptoms of Diebetes
    Constant hunger and increased fatigue are some of the possible symptoms of diabetes. This eMedTV resource briefly reviews this topic and provides a link to more information. Symptoms of diebetes is a common misspelling of symptoms of diabetes.
  • Take Off Your Diabetes Blinders
    When you've got diabetes, it's easy to think only about blood sugar when making health choices. But having healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels are just as important, since two-thirds of people with diabetes die from heart disease or stroke. So keep your ENTIRE health in mind, not just your blood sugar!
  • Take Your Medications
    If you're not taking your medications as prescribed, try to identify the reasons why and seek out solutions. Forgetful? Use a pill organizer or other reminders (like alarms) to help you remember, and ask if your pharmacy can refill your prescriptions automatically. Trying to cut costs? Ask your doctor or pharmacist about more affordable options. Scared of low blood sugar? Ask your doctor if this is a real risk (many diabetes medications are very unlikely to cause dangerously low blood sugar).
  • Taking Charge of Your Diabetes
    Monitoring your blood glucose regularly is one of the things you can do to take charge of your diabetes. This eMedTV segment talks in more depth about diabetes self-care and includes a link to more information.
  • The Diabetic's Guide to Going to College
    For a person with diabetes, going off to college involves special challenges. This eMedTV article provides a guide with all the info you need to find a doctor, manage your healthcare, eat healthy, stay fit, and more.
  • The Digestive System
    This video explains how the digestive system works.
  • Thiazolidinediones
    There are strict warnings regarding who is able to safely use thiazolidinedione drugs to control diabetes. This eMedTV article examines these warnings in more detail, including how these medications may increase the risk for serious heart complications.
  • Tightening Your Blood Sugar Control
    As this eMedTV segment explains, many people with type 2 diabetes are interested in getting their blood sugar under even tighter control. If this sounds like you, check out this article for up-to-date information on how to accomplish this.
  • Topical Anesthesia for Cataract Surgery
    Topical anesthesia is commonly used during cataract surgery, as this video clip explains.
  • Tradjenta
    Available by prescription only, Tradjenta is a medicine licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the benefits of this diabetes medication and offers details on how it works, dosing, possible side effects, and more.
  • Tradjenta Alternatives
    Because Tradjenta (linagliptin) may not be right for everyone, this eMedTV resource outlines various Tradjenta alternatives. This page takes an in-depth look at these alternatives, such as lifestyle changes and various other diabetes medications.
  • Tradjenta and Breastfeeding
    It may not be safe to take Tradjenta (linagliptin) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment provides an in-depth look at this topic, including information on whether this drug passes through breast milk and what the manufacturer of the drug recommends.
  • Tradjenta and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Tradjenta (linagliptin) is a pregnancy Category B drug, meaning it is probably safe for use during pregnancy. This page describes what happened when this drug was given to pregnant animals and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Tradjenta Dosage
    The standard recommended dose of Tradjenta to treat type 2 diabetes is 5 mg once daily. This eMedTV page lists dosing guidelines for this diabetes medication, including important tips on how to safely and effectively take Tradjenta tablets.
  • Tradjenta Drug Interactions
    Sulfonylureas, trazodone, and various other drugs can potentially cause interactions with Tradjenta. This eMedTV page lists other products that may interfere with Tradjenta and describes the problems that may occur if these drugs are taken together.
  • Tradjenta Medication Information
    Tradjenta is a prescription medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV Web selection further explores Tradjenta, including information on side effects and why this medication may not be a good choice for some people.
  • Tradjenta Overdose
    If you believe you have taken too much Tradjenta (linagliptin), seek immediate medical care. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes what might happen when someone overdoses on this drug. This article also describes possible treatment options.
  • Tradjenta Side Effects
    Commonly reported Tradjenta side effects include coughing, a sore throat, and a runny or stuffy nose. This eMedTV article offers a more detailed list of possible reactions to this drug, including potentially serious problems that require medical care.
  • Tradjenta Uses
    Approved for use in adults only, Tradjenta is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page explores the drug's uses in more detail, including possible off-label, or unapproved, uses. An explanation of how this drug works is also included.
  • Tradjenta Warnings and Precautions
    If you are taking metformin or pioglitazone, let your doctor know before using Tradjenta. This eMedTV Web article outlines important warnings and precautions with Tradjenta, including details on why this diabetes medicine is not suitable for some people.
  • Trajenta
    Tradjenta is a prescription drug used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how the medicine works, potential side effects, and general dosing tips. Trajenta is a common misspelling of Tradjenta.
  • Treating Diabetes
    As this eMedTV segment explains, people diagnosed with diabetes are often advised to make lifestyle changes as they begin treatment. This article takes a quick look at treating diabetes, with specifics on how to keep blood sugar under control.
  • Treatment for Diabetes
    Are you looking for information on diabetes treatment? This eMedTV article takes a quick look at the lifestyle changes and medications that are used to keep the condition under control, and includes a link to more details on this topic.
  • Treatment for Diabetes
    This video clips talks about treatment for diabetes and why it is important.
  • Treatment With Dilation
    This video explains what occurs when your doctor uses dilation during an upper endoscopy.
  • Treatments for Diabetes
    As this eMedTV page explains, diabetes treatments range from dietary changes to exercise to insulin injections. This article gives an introduction to managing diabetes and includes a link to more in-depth information.
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