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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors

Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, a type of medication for type 2 diabetes, slow the breakdown of starches in the intestine, blunting the excessive rise in blood glucose that occurs after eating. Taken with the first bite of a meal. Possible side effects: digestive problems, including gas and diarrhea. Medications available: acarbose (Precose) and miglitol (Glyset).

 
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