Sulfonylureas help the pancreas make and/or release insulin.
Meglitinides help the pancreas make insulin.
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors lower your blood sugar by slowing the digestion of carbohydrates.
You are less likely to develop low blood
sugar levels if you are taking:
July 1, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Jennifer Hone, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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