If you wear glasses to see more clearly, you’d probably never consider ditching them – that would be counterproductive, right? After all, those glasses help to correct your vision and allow you to maintain all activities requiring good eyesight. So, if you’re diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and prescribed medication, why would you stop taking it? These drugs are essentially saving your life. Yet, according to a 2018 study, most patients with type 2 stop medications within one year, and nearly a third stop within the first three months.