Has your pharmacist ever suggested that you could save money by switching to a generic diabetes medication instead of the brand name your health professional has recommended? Most of us have been in this situation and may have had slight concerns about whether to follow the advice.
Asking questions is the best way for us all to make sure we get the most out of the diabetes medications that we are prescribed.
Do you know extreme temperatures will make diabetes medications and blood glucose testing strips lose their effectiveness?
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice have been associated with a number of drug interactions.
Birth control is an important issue for a woman with diabetes, as there are greater risks to the woman and her baby if the pregnancy is unplanned. Knowing the options and choosing the best birth control method is critical to ensure good reproductive health.
Metformin, which is used to treat type 2 diabetes, is a medicine in a class called “biguanides.” It lowers blood sugar levels by decreasing the amount of glucose that your liver releases into the bloodstream.