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In general, type 2 diabetes treatment begins with lifestyle changes (for example, weight loss, exercise, and diet). If lifestyle changes alone are not effective in managing diabetes, medication such as Actoplus Met XR may be necessary.
 
The goal of diabetes medicine is to lower blood sugar levels enough to reduce your risk of developing problems related to diabetes, such as heart, nerve, eye, or kidney problems. Because Actoplus Met XR can lower blood sugar levels, people may be able to lower their risk for developing these and other problems by taking it.
 
For most people, Actoplus Met XR is quite effective at controlling blood sugar. It is also generally well tolerated. However, side effects can occur, or the medicine may not work as well as needed. In these cases, you may need to combine Actoplus Met XR with another diabetes medication, such as a sulfonylurea or insulin.
 
You may also wish to consider a substitute for Actoplus Met XR. These substitutes could include other combination medications or a different type of diabetes medication.
 
(Click Actoplus Met XR Alternatives for more information.)
 
To learn more about controlling diabetes through lifestyle choices, click any of the following eMedTV links:
 
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