Has your healthcare team talked to you about adding insulin to your treatment regimen? Many people have different thoughts about starting insulin.
Yearly flu shots, immunizations and injections are common situations that awaken needle fears. Some people report being worried about or frightened of receiving an annual needle. However, it is much more challenging to give yourself insulin injections as part of your daily diabetes management.
Many people with type 2 diabetes need medication (and sometimes more than one diabetes medication) to manage their blood glucose levels.
When a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, their A1C at that time determines how their condition should initially be managed.
Medications that lower cholesterol are an important component of diabetes management. Read about medications that lower cholesterol, and managing the side effects of cholesterol-lowering medications in this expert blog.
Insulin is often associated with weight gain, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. Read here for tips on avoiding weight gain after starting insulin.