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What prevents your patients from taking their medicines as prescribed?
They forget to take medicines at the correct time.
16%
Too many medicines to take. Can't keep track of them all!
5%
Don't understand the correct way to take medicines/doctor never explained.
25%
Can't afford the medicine.
30%
Stopped taking medicine because of side effects.
11%
Stopped taking medicine because he/she felt it wasn't working.
2%
Stopped taking medicine because he/she felt it was no longer needed.
8%
Total votes are 36
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by Nicole Purcell
This past weekend was a whole lot of diabetes weird. I've finally gotten into a good rhythm with my Lantus rate - settling in with a 70-30 nighttime-morning split of the total dose. My bolus dosing seems to be pretty much on the money too. I'm avoiding huge swings... Though lows are creeping up more often, I think because summer traditionally is a lower basal rate time, owing to warmer weather, increased activity and sweat, as we get closer to the warmer days I just need less insulin in the...