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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • If you have symptoms of type 2 diabetes, like frequent urination or thirst, or your blood test shows high blood sugar levels, see a healthcare provider to get a treatment plan.
  • You may need to take medications, but you can also change your diet and exercise routine to help lower blood sugar levels.
  • Always call your healthcare provider if you think you are developing new symptoms or your blood sugar is not under control.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER or call 911 if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Excessive urination and thirst
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Confusion

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