Januvia is another kind of diabetes medication. It’s a daily pill that – along with good diet and exercise – helps lower blood sugar levels for adults with type 2 diabetes. People with type 1 diabetes are not recommended to take Januvia medication.
HOW DOES JANUVIA WORK?
Januvia lowers blood sugar level in 2 ways:
Increase the insulin made in the pancreas
Decrease the sugar made in the liver Read more…
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Diabetes during pregnancy is a common thing experienced by many pregnant women. This kind of diabetes (or, better known as gestational diabetes) happens when insulin action is blocked by various hormones to make sure that the growing baby gets enough sugar. Therefore, your body needs to produce more insulin to deal with this condition. When your body can’t produce more insulin, that’s the time you have gestational diabetes. Normally, diabetes in pregnancy only occurs in the second half of pregnancy and usually goes away after giving birth. If it doesn’t, then there’s a possibility that you already had type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes before getting pregnant. Read more…