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DIABETES diabetes management

Oral Medication

Before you begin taking an oral medication, it's important to talk with your health care team about:

While all medications can cause side effects, many are temporary. If you have side effects with your medication, talk to your health care team. Never stop taking medication on your own. Be sure and tell your physician or nurse. Your health care team may want to adjust the dose of your medication or try a new medication.

How much to take

When and how often to take the medication

When and how often to test your blood sugar

What to do if you forgot a dose

Any other drugs you may be taking

Possible side effects

Oral Medications

Some people with type 2 diabetes can control blood sugar through meal planning, modifying the way they eat with increased activity. But sometimes that's not enough and, in addition to diet, you may need diabetes pills. This does not mean your diabetes is getting worse. It just means you need some extra help to control your high blood sugar.

Your health care team will decide which medication is best for you based on your age, your lifestyle, your health and your blood sugar levels throughout the day.

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