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What are GLP-1 receptor agonists injectable drugs that treat type 2 diabetes?

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You inject some non-insulin drugs rather than swallow them. GLP-1 receptor agonists help your body make insulin. They also help your liver make less glucose. There are several types you can talk with your doctor about. You inject some every day, and you get others once a week.

Diabetes Care , August 2006.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Insulin, Medicines & Other Diabetes Treatments."

American Diabetes Association: "Medicines," "What Are My Options?" "Other Injectable Medications," Insulin Routines," "Types of Insulin."

Diabetes Teaching Center at the University of California, San Francisco: "Types of Insulin."

Mayo Clinic: "Diseases and Conditions -- Diabetes."

Group Health: "Types of Insulin and How They Work."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on April 20, 2017

Diabetes Care , August 2006.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Insulin, Medicines & Other Diabetes Treatments."

American Diabetes Association: "Medicines," "What Are My Options?" "Other Injectable Medications," Insulin Routines," "Types of Insulin."

Diabetes Teaching Center at the University of California, San Francisco: "Types of Insulin."

Mayo Clinic: "Diseases and Conditions -- Diabetes."

Group Health: "Types of Insulin and How They Work."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on April 20, 2017

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