Learn how to get the most out of your diabetes drugs
Medication therapy is oftentimes needed to achieve glucose control. Did you know that approximately 50% of people do not take prescriptions correctly? To help resolve this dilemma, there are systems that help taking medication more convenient and reliable (for example, insulin pumps and pens, pill boxes, and drug calendars).
Visit these resources for key information on oral medication and insulin:
Type 1 Medications
Type 2 Medications
Drug Side Effects and Interactions
Storage, Travel, and Safety
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Gone are the days of repelling Mission Impossible-like from the hospital ceiling to retrieve Charlie's medical files before the CDE entered our exam room. It's not that I don't care anymore about his A1c. Of course I care. Maybe in the past I was more consumed by it. For a very long time I so desperately wanted to see an A1c below 8. Now that we've been comfortably in the low to mid-7s for the last couple of years, there's just an expectation. It's become a little anticlimactic....