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What is glipizide?

Glipizide is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes and helps the pancreas produce more insulin to lower blood sugar levels. To successfully control your type 2 diabetes, you also need to follow your doctor’s dietary and physical activity recommendations.
Glipizide is available in tablet form.

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