Education: Treatment Options
There are various and distinct treatment options for individuals with diabetes; however, the fundamental goal is blood glucose control. Treatment of diabetes depends on the type of diabetes being treated, and can include exercise and meal planning for blood sugar control, weight loss, oral medication, and/or insulin therapy.
- Modifying Lifestyle and Behaviors
These links provide resources so employers
can assist employee efforts to maintain a healthy lifestyle and
manage their diabetes. Adopting and maintaining healthy habits
is a critical component of controlling diabetes.
- Managing Diabetes with Pharmaceuticals
These links provide information on medications
that may be used in combination with lifestyle approaches to help
control long-term diabetes complications.
- Complimentary Medicines and Alternative
This link provides an overview of herbs, supplements
and alternative treatments that have been used by persons with
diabetes to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
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