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Combination Medications
In addition to Jentadueto, a variety of combination medications are available for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, including:
 
 

Insulin and Other Injectable Diabetes Medications

There are a variety of different types of insulin and other injectable medications for type 2 diabetes, including:
 
  • Insulin
  • Incretin mimetics
  • Amylin analogues.
 
Insulin
Insulin is available in rapid-, short-, long-, or intermediate-acting forms.
 
Incretin Mimetics
Four main incretin mimetics are available, including:
 
 
These medications work by acting like the hormone incretin in the body, increasing insulin production and slowing down digestion. One of the most notable differences among the incretin mimetics is that Bydureon and Trulicity are injected once a week, Victoza is usually injected once a day, and Byetta is typically injected twice a day.
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