Diabetes Treatment Directory
Treating Type 1 diabetes -- or insulin-dependant diabetes -- is a lifelong process that includes regular monitoring of glucose levels and insulin injections to maintain regular blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes -- non-insulin-dependant diabetes -- can often be controlled by diet and exercise alone, though insulin and medications may also be used to regluate blood sugar. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diabetes is treated, what drugs are available, what new treatments are in development, and much more.
Type 2 Diabetes Treatments
You have lots of options to manage type 2 diabetes. Diet, and exercise, and medication work together to bring your blood sugar under control.
Is There a Diabetes Cure?
Is it possible there may be a cure for diabetes? WebMD examines the possibilities, including weight loss surgery, stem cells, islet cells, natural therapies, and current treatments.
Finding the Right Diabetes Treatment
There are a lot of options for treating diabetes, but which one is right for you? Here’s what you and your doctor can think about.
Combination Therapy for Diabetes
If you need more than one diabetes medicine to control your blood sugar, that's called combination therapy.
New Type 2 Diabetes Medications
There's no magic pill yet, but you have more options than ever before to help control your type 2 diabetes. And more are coming.
Advances in Diabetes Treatment
Find out the latest methods to control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes, including new drugs, studies on stem cells, and research on making an artificial pancreas.
How to Help Your Diabetes Medications Work Better
Find out how exercise, diet, and getting enough sleep can help your meds bring your type 2 diabetes under control.
Treating Diabetes With Insulin: Real-Life Tips
Treating your diabetes with insulin doesn't have to be a daily headache. There are ways to make it as easy as possible.
Weight Loss Surgery and Type 2 Diabetes
Can weight loss surgery help control diabetes?
What's the Future of Treating Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, describes what's in store for diabetes treatments.
Long-Term Complications of Diabetes
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, explains the long-term complications of diabetes.
Can Diabetes Be Cured?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about whether type 2 diabetes can be cured.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Diabetes and Your Mouth
High blood sugar can cause damage throughout the body, including in your mouth. See why oral and dental care is key when you have diabetes.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Type 2 Diabetes
A pictorial overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of type 2 diabetes.