Medical treatment is directed to control blood sugar and to control of associated health problems like high blood pressure andcholesterol. At the time of diagnosis do complete check-up. Start treatment accordingly. Repeat the test every three years. For the treatment of Diabetes there are tablets that Control blood sugar and insulin. Tablets have different mechanism of actions in the control of blood sugar. In young type II Diabetics, better take a small course of Insulin for the first few months.
Commonly available tablets are Glbenclamide, Glipizide, Glimipiride,Glycalazide, that directly stimulatepancreas to release more insulin. Metformin facilitate effective insulin action. Like that there are different category of medicines that controls blood sugar.If tablets fail you may have to switch over to Insulin. There are certain tablets to be taken before food. Some are to be taken with food. There is a wrong belief that tablets used in the treatment diabetes cause kidney disease.