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  • Roerig Glucotrol XL


    Glucotrol XL is available for oral consumption and composed as an extended-release tablet. It has Glipizide as the active component. It controls blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It is available in dosages as 5 mg and 10 mg. Roerig pharmaceuticals, one of the leading pharmaceutical company manufactures this medicine.

    Manufacturer: Roerig pharmaceuticals

  • Bayer Healthcare Precose


    Precose is the recommended medication for the treatment of diabetes. This medicine contains active ingredient Acarbose. This medicine is manufactured by the trusted pharmaceutical company, Bayer Healthcare. It also controls hypertension with type-2 diabetes. The medicine is made available in conventional tablet form and dosages are 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg.

    Manufacturer: Bayer Healthcare

  • Generic Actos

    Active IngredientPioglitazone
    Drug ClassThiazolidinediones (PPAR-gamma agonists)

    Actos is a popular brand medication is used in the treatment of diabetes. It is composed of active component Pioglitazone. This active component is used to control high blood pressure in people with type 2 diabetes. Takeda Pharmaceutical, one of the renowned companies manufactures this medicine. The dosages available are 15 mg, 30 mg, and 45 mg.

  • Servier Diamicron Mitral Regurgitation


    Diamicron MR is an antihyperglycemic medication indicated for the treatment of the control of blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. It is manufactured by a leading pharmaceutical company, Servier Pharmaceuticals. It has an active component Gliclazide. It is offered in dosages like 30 mg and 60 mg.

    Manufacturer: Servier Pharmaceuticals

  • Servier Diamicron


    Diamicron is an effective medicine composed of Gliclazide as the main active component. It belongs to the sulfonylurea class of insulin secretagogues. It is indicated for the treatment of diabetes type 2. It is manufactured by a trusted pharmaceutical company, Servier Pharmaceuticals. This medicine is offered in dosages like 40 mg and 80 mg.

    Manufacturer: Servier Pharmaceuticals

  • Roerig Glucotrol


    Glucotrol composed of the active component Glipizide. One of the trusted pharmaceutical company, Roerig Pharmaceuticals manufactures this medication. It is available for oral consumption in a dosage of 5 mg. It is used to control high glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

    Manufacturer: Roerig Pharmaceuticals

  • Sanofi-aventis Amaryl


    Amaryl is a popular brand medication used to treat high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It is composed of Glimepiride as the main active ingredient. It is manufactured by a trusted pharmaceutical company, Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC. It is available for oral consumption in conventional tablet form.

    Manufacturer: Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Glucophage


    Glucophage is composed of Metformin, as the main active component. It is indicated for the treatment of high blood sugar and type 2 diabetes. This medicine is manufactured by a leading pharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. It is made available in a conventional tablet in dosages as 500 mg, 850 mg, and 1000 mg.

    Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

  • Novartis Starlix


    Starlix is composed of active component Nateglinide. It is approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It increases the production of insulin in the pancreas. This medication is offered by the renowned pharmaceutical company, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. It is made available in a conventional tablet form for oral consumption. The dosages available are 60 mg and 120 mg.

    Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Glucophage Extended Release


    Glucophage XR is offered by one of the growing pharmaceutical companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. It is recommended to treat high blood sugar and type 2 diabetes. This medication has an active component, Metformin. It is offered in dosages as 500 mg and 1000 mg. It is a conventional tablet available for oral administration.

    Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

  • Novo Nordisk Prandin


    Prandin is a medication prescribed for the treatment of high blood sugar and type 2 diabetes. It has active component Repaglinide, which belongs to a class of drugs known as meglitinide. It has been offered by a growing pharmaceutical company, Novo Nordisk. This medicine is available in dosages like 0.5 mg, 1 mg, and 2 mg.

    Manufacturer: Novo Nordisk

  • GlaxoSmithKline Avandia


    Avandia is an effective medication used in the treatment of high blood sugar levels i.e. type 2 diabetes. This medicine contains active ingredient Rosiglitazone Maleate that inhibits cell growth and controls the high sugar level. This medicine is manufactured by the renowned pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline. The dosages available are 2 mg and 4 mg and composed as the conventional tablet form.

    Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline

About Diabetes

2015 data revealed as diabetes being the seventh leading cause of death. It is found that 30.3 million populations of the Americans reported diabetes. While 84.1 million have pre-diabetes, a condition that leads to Type-2 diabetes if not treated. According to report declared by CDC i.e. Center for disease control and Prevention, more than 100 million adults in the U.S are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Diabetes has become chronic health problem in the America. American Diabetes Association said that about 95% of the diabetes patients are of Type-2 usually comes with obesity. And only 5% cases are of Type-2 diabetes, which is not related to lifestyle factors.

When the body is unable to use and store glucose i.e. a form of sugar properly, then the condition is called Diabetes. Basically there are two Types of diabetes Type-1 and Type-2.

Type-1: Formerly it is known as juvenile-onset or insulin-dependent diabetes. Body is unable to produce insulin completely. Insulin is a hormone, which enables the body to utilize glucose in food for energy.  It is common in children and adults. Patients with Type-1 Diabetes need to take insulin injection to survive.

Type-2: Formerly it is known as non-insulin-dependent or adult-onset. Either the body resist to produce enough insulin or unable to utilize insulin properly. This Type of diabetes is usually occurs in older age i. above 40 because of lifestyle factors, obesity, inheritance, etc. Now-a-days it is tested in adolescents too.

Pre-diabetes: When the body glucose level is higher than normal but not high enough to satisfy condition for diabetes, the condition is called as Pre-diabetes. In this condition of the body, there is high risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.

Causes of Diabetes

Cause of Type-1 diabetes: Exact cause of Type-1 Diabetes is not known. According to the study, the cells, which produce insulin in the pancreas, are destroyed by the immune system of your body along with harmful bacteria and viruses. This results the deficiency of insulin. Sugar in your body could not transport to body cells but, builds up in your bloodstream.

Cause of Type-2 diabetes: The cells in your body resist the action of insulin and pancreas unable to make enough insulin to fight back the resistance. Hence the sugar is not transported to your body cells and deposits in your bloodstream. The most common cause for Type-2 diabetes is obesity.

There are some risk factors for Type-1 Diabetes such as, family history, environmental factors, presence of auto-antibodies, and geography.

There are some risk factors for Type-2 Diabetes such as, weight, inactivity, family history, age, polycystic ovary syndrome, high blood pressure, and abnormal cholesterol & triglyceride levels

Diagnosis of Diabetes

The American Association for Diabetes advised that the people, who are in following category, should test for diabetes. The categories are as follows:

  • A person with BMI above 25
  • A person above the age of 45
  • A woman with gestational diabetes
  • A person with pre-diabetes

There are some medical tests to measure blood sugar you have to perform for diagnosis of diabetes. The tests are as follows:

Glycated Hemoglobin Test (A1C): The test indicates your average blood sugar level and gives percentage of blood sugar attached to hemoglobin.

5.7 – 6.4Pre-diabetes

Random Blood Sugar Test: It measures the blood sugar level, when sample is taken at random.

The random sugar level of 11.1 mill moles per liter or more indicates Diabetes.

Fasting blood sugar level: It measures the blood sugar level after overnight fast.

Fasting blood sugar levelResult
100 mg/dLNormal
100 – 125 mg/dLPre-diabetes
126 – higher mg/dLDiabetes


Symptoms of Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disease, which raises the level of sugar in your blood. High blood sugar can affect your nerves, kidneys, and eyes. Both Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes has problems of insulin, which unable blood sugar. If you prevent high glucose level in your blood can save you from developing diabetes. If you are a woman experiencing diabetes, you may experience some unique symptoms like yeast infections, dry or itchy skin, or urinary tract infections, etc.

The disease shows symptoms mentioned below. It depends on your blood sugar level. Symptoms are extreme unexplained fatigue, tingling or numbness in the hands or feet, being very thirsty, frequent urination, vision problems, increased hunger, irritability, weight loss, frequent skin, bladder or gum infections, and wounds that don’t heal.

Treatment for Diabetes

Treatment for diabetes is depends on your blood sugar level and Type of diabetes you have. Oral medications may play important role in the treatment of Diabetes. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly.

Acarbose is an anti-diabetes generic drug for treating Type-2 diabetes, which lowers blood sugar. Top brands like Precose and Glucobay use Acarbose as an active ingredient. Acarbose is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor slows action of enzymes, which breaks food down into sugars and also slows digestion of carbohydrate to maintain blood sugar level of the meal. The medicine composed in conventional tablet forms, which are white or yellow-tinged in color and packed as 10 tablets per blister. The medicine is available in dosages such as Acarbose 25 mg, Acarbose 50 mg and Acarbose 100 mg. The medicine is not suitable for children below 18 years old.

Glyburid is an anti-diabetes generic drug belongs to sulfonylureas group treats Type-2 diabetes. Glyburid lowers blood sugar, prevents kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, sexual function problems, lessen risk of heart attack or stroke, and releases the body’s natural insulin. Top brands like Diabeta and Micronase use Glyburid as an active ingredient. It is available in Glyburid 5 mg dose. The medicine is composed as white oval conventional tablet and packed as 30 tablets per blister. This medicine is not indicated for children and women. Limit exposure to direct sunlight, while treating with this medicine. Wear protective cloths, apply sunscreen, and avoid tanning booths. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited with this medicine.