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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Meglitinides

Meglitinides, a type of medication for type 2 diabetes, increase insulin production by the pancreas. Taken before all three meals. Possible side effects: hypoglycemia (but may pose less risk of hypoglycemia compared with sulfonylureas). Medications available: nateglinide (Starlix) and repaglinide (Prandin).

 
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