A 2015 report by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America notes that drugmakers are working on over 475 drugs for treating diabetes. Many of them are in very early stages of research. Some might be ready in a few years.
Researchers are now improving drugs called DPP-4 inhibitors, so you only have to take them once a week. They work by allowing your body to keep making insulin.
For more info you can go to a registered dietitian.
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