I am an Indian (telugu) male currently living in the USA. I've been working out and fit but unfortunately diagnosed with T2 (14.1 A1C, triglycerides over 350) in 2010. Currently in excellent health with 5.6 A1C and lipids in good numbers. I take 500/5 janumet (metformin + sitagliptin dpp4) twice a day and work out almost everyday. I also watch what I eat ,mostly
Everything boils down to exercise imho.