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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Sulfonylureas

Sulfonylureas, a type of medication for type 2 diabetes, stimulate insulin production by the pancreas. Generally taken once or twice daily before meals. Possible side effects: hypoglycemia. May react with alcohol. Medications available: glimepiride (Amaryl), glipizide (Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase).

 
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