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How soon after starting miglitol will my symptoms improve?

Miglitol (Glyset), a drug used in combination with a healthy diet and regular exercise to treat type 2 diabetes, reaches its peak concentration in the body within two to three hours after taking it. In studies, people who took miglitol had lower blood glucose levels an hour after eating. While you may not experience noticeable changes in how you feel while taking miglitol, you can measure your response to the drug by doing periodic blood glucose tests.

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