Prescription medications can cause depletion of important nutrients — such as magnesium — and can interact negatively with other prescriptions or over-the-counter drugs, and can produce a wide range of side effects. It’s best to consult with your pharmacist regarding any known drug interactions, contraindications, and side effects when you are filling your prescriptions.
For those with type 1 diabetes, insulin injections are indicated. In the case of type 2 diabetes, oral medications are usually prescribed. These include:
- Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors