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What is Byetta?

Byetta is for type 2 diabetes. Unlike injectable insulin, which just supplements the insulin your body naturally produces, Byetta causes your pancreas to release more insulin and slows down stomach emptying. Because it is not insulin, it is not used in type 1 diabetes. It is an injection.

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