Ah yes, diabetes. It's one of these timeless diseases that has affected humans for millennia, and because of how common it is (more than 10% of the US population according to the American Diabetes Association) the myriad multisystem complications that can arise if left undiagnosed and untreated, it's one of the most-studied conditions in medicine. Guidelines have been devised and revised over the years. It's covered extensively in medical school, and virtually all primary care physicians are familiar with how to initiate and manage diabetes (especially type 2). It's something that every family medicine and internal medicine resident would be expected to know cold before finishing residency.

Initial management of hyperglycemia in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus - UpToDate

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/initial-management-of-hyperglycemia-in-adults-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus

Consensus Statement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology on the Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm – 2020 Executive Summary
Abbreviations: A1C = hemoglobin A1C; AACE = American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists;ABCD = adiposity-based chronic disease; ACCORD = Action to Control CardiovascularRisk in Diabetes; ACCORD BP = Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes BloodPressure; ACE = American College of E…

In summary, "how to manage type 2 diabetes" is NOT a question any competent health care professional should be asking on a Facebook group. Especially not in 2021 It's not something that you should be "curious to see" other people's thoughts and opinions on. Guidelines exist for a reason. Medical school, residency, physicians, and endocrinology fellowships exist for a reason. Read the guidelines. Follow them. And if you can't do that, then refer to a physician who does.

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Haley Morgan, NP, White City Clinic, White City, KS