If you have Type 2 diabetes you may need medication to help manage your blood sugar levels. The most common tablet is metformin, but there are lots of different types.
Some medication stimulates the pancreas to produce insulin, such as sulphonylureas. Others may be prescribed to help you lose weight, if you need to.
If you need to take tablets to manage your diabetes, you and your doctor will decide which is best for you.
There are lots of obesity surgery procedures to the stomach or intestine that you can get to help you lose weight. There have been lots of studies that have found that this can help to put Type 2 diabetes into remission.
Lots of people with Type 2 diabetes don’t take any medication, and they instead treat their diabetes by eating well and moving more