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Managing New Diabetes Prescriptions

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Oral and injectable medications.
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Doctor giving a patient a prescription.
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Understand the medication being prescribed


Doctor explaining information to a patient.
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Know why you are taking the medication


Medications around an alarm clock.
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Make sure you’re clear on how to take the medication


Man experiencing abdominal discomfort.
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Find out what side effects to look for


Woman talking to her pharmacist.
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If you still have questions about the medication, ask your pharmacist


Woman measuring her glucose.
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Get organized mentally and physically


Pill organizer.
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Sort your medication into doses


Woman with a diabetes kit and smartphone.
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Review and organize your daily medication regime


Refrigerator.
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Store your medications and supplies properly


Dizzy senior woman.
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Log any changes in symptoms or feelings you experience


Doctor and patient.
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Report back to your healthcare team


Corinna Cornejo

Corinna Cornejo

@type2musings

Corinna Cornejo is a Latina, diabetes patient advocate, and patient-centered health and healthcare content writer. Diagnosed in 2009, Corinna blogs about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness while living with type 2 diabetes at Type 2 Musings. You can also find her thoughts and musings on Twitter @Type2Musings.