If you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and your diabetes pill isn’t getting you to your goal, Victoza® may help. Victoza® is a non-insulin, once-a-day medication that helps lower blood sugar levels in as soon as 2 weeks in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Benefits of Victoza®
If you are struggling to get your blood sugar to goal on your current therapy, Victoza® may be able to help. Victoza® is not insulin. It is a once-a-day diabetes medication that can help lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes in several ways.
How Victoza® works
Victoza® helps your pancreas produce more insulin by helping important cells work the way they should. These cells are called beta cells, and they help control blood sugar by making and releasing insulin.
Victoza® compared with other type 2 diabetes medications: Januvia® and Byetta®
In medical studies that compared Victoza® with Januvia® and Byetta®, more people with type 2 diabetes taking Victoza® reached their A1C goal of <7%.