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What is the treatment for type 2 diabetes related to fatigue?

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Treatment for type 2 diabetes may include:

Other lifestyle measures are important in staying well with type 2 diabetes. They include smoking cessation, blood pressure control, and reduction in cholesterol.

  • Losing excess weight
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Maintaining strict blood glucose control
  • Taking diabetes medications (insulin or other drugs)
  • Eating a low glycemic index carbohydrate diet, or, though controversial, a low-carbohydrate diet

From: How Tired Is Too Tired? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

American Diabetes Association: "Type 2 Diabetes."

American Heart Association: "Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke."

National Fibromyalgia Association: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

National Institutes of Health: "Depression."

National Sleep Foundation: "Snoring...No Laughing Matter."

WomensHealth.Gov: "Hashimoto's Thyroiditis."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

American Diabetes Association: "Type 2 Diabetes."

American Heart Association: "Women, Heart Disease, and Stroke."

National Fibromyalgia Association: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

National Institutes of Health: "Depression."

National Sleep Foundation: "Snoring...No Laughing Matter."

WomensHealth.Gov: "Hashimoto's Thyroiditis."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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