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Combination Oral Diabetes Drugs
Several different combination drugs for diabetes are available, including:
 
 

Insulin: The First Diabetes Drug

Everyone with type 1 diabetes, and some people with type 2 diabetes, will take insulin. Most people with diabetes need at least two insulin shots a day for good blood glucose control. Some people take three or four shots a day to have a more flexible diabetes plan.
 
The five types of insulin are:
 
  • Rapid-acting
  • Short-acting
  • Intermediate-acting
  • Long-acting
  • Premixed.
 
Rapid-Acting Insulin
There are three types of rapid-acting insulin:
 

These diabetes drugs start working within 20 minutes and lower blood sugar levels for up to 5 hours.
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