Insulin therapy and oral medication, along with a healthy lifestyle, are the most common treatments for diabetes. These medications help in controlling the production of insulin and maintaining blood sugar levels. There is no definite cure for diabetes yet.
However, treatment/management options and preventions are available.
Insulin therapy aims to replace the insulin that the body does not produce through injection, pen, or pump.
This medication is unavailable in the form of a pill as the acids in your body destroy it before it even enters the bloodstream. There are five different types of insulin, varying depends on the duration of effectiveness and how long it will last on the body.
All people with type 1 diabetes have insulin injection as the only option for controlling blood sugar levels. However, people with type 2 diabetes also need to take insulin injections when oral medications, exercises, and a healthy diet are not showing effects in maintaining the blood sugar level.