Ep 6:  Exploring Medication Options for Prediabetes

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast

Ep 6: Exploring Medication Options for Prediabetes

February 3, 2024

Ep 6: Exploring Medication Options for Prediabetes

Medication can be an important tool to help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. In this episode of the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast, we learn about different types of medication and how to talk to your healthcare provider about what option(s) might be best for you.

From time-tested metformin, to the newer GLP-1 receptor agonist medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro, we discuss how these drugs work and their potential benefits in the treatment or prevention of diabetes. We also address the importance of lifestyle changes alongside medication and share resources that can make medication more affordable.

Join us as we dive into the world of diabetes medication and empower you to make informed decisions for your health. Stay tuned for an episode filled with expert advice, personal stories, and practical tips to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.

00:07 Introduction to Medication Options for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

01:40 Metformin for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

04:22 GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Medications and Their Impact

05:29 Personal Testimonial: Effectiveness of GLP-1 Medication

06:57 Balancing Medication and Lifestyle Changes

08:57 Considerations for Affordability and Access to Medications

13:32 Medications for Related Conditions and Complications

14:39 Looking Ahead: Support and Confidence to Change

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