People with type 2 diabetes are often given medications including insulin to help control their blood glucose levels. Most of these medications are in the form of tablets, but some are given by injection.

These tablets or injections are intended to be used in conjunction with healthy eating and regular physical activity, not as a substitute. Diabetes tablets are not an oral form of insulin.
With recent drug developments, not all injectable medications are insulin.

People with type 1 diabetes require insulin given via injections or and Insulin Pump