Learn how to get the most out of your diabetes drugs
By Theresa Garnero
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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I'm sitting waiting for a table at the cafe' for me and a friend who is running a bit late. Feeling a little off, I grab my test kit and poke my finger, getting a little blood droplet. "Does that hurt?" Asks the man sitting next to me. He's an older guy, with some pretty profound ear hair. I note the ear hair as I say "Sort of... I think I'm kind of used to it now. I've been doing it a long time." My sugar is a little elevated...