When you have type 2 diabetes, your pancreas doesn’t release enough insulin or your body’s cells may not use insulin properly. This can cause your blood sugar level to spike too high after meals.
When you have type 2 diabetes, your pancreas releases too much glucagon. This makes your liver release too much sugar, and your blood sugar level can rise, even when you are sleeping.
ONGLYZA works by enhancing your natural ability to control blood sugar by helping the body increase the level of insulin after meals. This may result in lower after-meal blood sugar spikes.
ONGLYZA works by reducing the amount of sugar released by your liver overnight and between meals. This may result in lower blood sugar in the morning and between meals.