Diabetes Forecast

How Long Does It Take for Diabetes Medication to Work?

All medications work differently in the body, regardless of whether you take insulin or oral type 2 drugs. So while you may notice blood glucose improvements immediately after taking one drug, you may have to wait a couple weeks with another.

Check out our handy chart to understand how long each drug will generally take to work:

Click here for more information about the above drugs.

Click here for more about type 2 medications and what it takes for them to work.



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