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Januvia is used to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. It should not be used for type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis, as it would not be effective. 

 

Full prescribing information is available at:

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=9347

Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Januvia 

 

 

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.” .
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I read some research a couple of years ago regarding the Parkinsons treatment Cycloset. It was indicated that it was beneficial as a Type II Diabetes treatment and that it worked through one’s brain to regulate the Diabetes. I followed it through the trials and collaborated with my Doctor. A little over a year and a half ago I began to use it’s progressively recommended dosage under the supervision of my Doctor, (From one pill to a maximum of six pills)in tandem with Januvia. The results thus far have been good and side effects not an issue. My question is: has their been any other tandem medicine than Januvia which has reflected positive results?
Thank you,
LM

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