Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


Resources for People Living with Diabetes

GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

GLP1 Resources

Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, can be a deadly complication for anyone living with diabetes, but there are tools that can reduce this risk. GLP-1 medications can help your body regulate blood sugar levels, encourage better weight management and even reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke. Learn more about GLP-1 medications, the side effects and tips to managing these medications below. For additional information, consult with your diabetes care and education specialist or primary care provider.

Understanding GLP-1 Medications



Tip Sheets

Understanding GLP-1 Receptor Agonists


Also available in Spanish/Español.

Using GLP-1 Receptor Agonists


Also available in Spanish/Español.

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