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biguanides
stop liver conversion of glycogen into glucose
metformin--glucophage
thiazolidinediones
TZD's
increase cell receptor sensitivity to insulin
actos--pioglazone
avandia--rosiglitazone
meglitinides
stimulate release of insulin from beta cells
prandin--repaglinide
alpha-glucosidase inhibitors
decrease absorption of CHO
take with meals
glyset, migitol
precose, acarbose
sulfonylureas
stimulate beta cells to increase production of insulin
increase sensitivity to insulin at receptor sites
May also decrease hepatic glucose production
amaryl--glimepiride
glipizide--glucotrol