Corie Richter, PA

Physician Assistant

About Corie Richter, PA

Corie Richter, PA is a practicing physician assistant and healthcare author. She has authored books, articles, educational study guides, and proficiency exams for numerous publishers and healthcare organizations. Her course material comes from real-world experiences as a clinician, health educator, U.S. Army clinical specialist, and administrator. She earned an undergraduate degree in health education, and completed graduate training at Cornell Medical College-New York Hospital.

Articles Written by Corie Richter, PA

Type 2 Diabetes Medications

Pramlintide and Exenatide Help Control Blood Glucose Levels
People with type 2 diabetes can take medications to help them control their blood glucose levels. Learn about two options: exenatide and pramlintide.

Who Needs Insulin?

Do People with Type 2 Diabetes Need Insulin?
Insulin is the diabetes mainstay medication for millions of people with diabetes. It controls blood glucose in all people with type 1 diabetes, and for millions living with type 2 diabetes. Learn when insulin is necessary.

Insulin: A Diabetes Medication

The History of Insulin as a Diabetes Treatment
Insulin was the first medication for diabetes, and it’s still the main diabetes medication for people with type 1 diabetes. Learn about the development of insulin and about the different types of insulin.

Diabetes Medication Development Process

Diabetes Medications Update
Current drugs help diabetics manage diabetes by lowering blood glucose and improving the production and use of insulin. Future diabetes medications will further improve diabetes glucose control. Learn about diabetes medications currently being developed.

Insulin Glargine

A Diabetes Medication for Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes
Insulin can be used as a diabetes medication for either type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Learn about a type of insulin, glargine. Is it right for you to help you control your blood glucose level?

Basal and Bolus Insulin for People with Diabetes

Diabetic insulin administration around meal times requires work, but it helps diabetics control their basal rate and live better with diabetes. People with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes may need to use bolus and basal insulin.

Oral Diabetes Medications

Type 2 Diabetes Medications List
People with type 2 diabetes can take oral diabetes medications to help control their blood glucose levels. Article includes list of diabetes medications and explanations of how they work.

Blood Glucose Monitoring Tips for People with Diabetes

How Often and Where to Test Blood Glucose Levels
People with diabetes have to frequently test their blood glucose levels, but they need to know where and when to do it, so they can manage their diabetes with insulin and other treatments. Article gives blood glucose monitoring tips.

Insulin Basics

Types of Insulin
You have many insulin options to help manage your diabetes. People with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes take insulin. Article gives insulin basics, including types of insulin and examples of insulin.

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