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Stopping Diabetes Medications: Risks and Rewards

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Medical risk.
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Stop taking medicine symbol with pills and syringe.
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Discontinuing medications


On and off switches.
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Many eventually restart their medication


Metformin prescription.
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Which medications were commonly stopped?


Diabetes meds and supplies.
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Sticking with drug therapy is tough


Woman sitting on bed yawning.
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Lifestyle changes can reduce the need for medications


Doctor measuring man's large waist with tape measurer.
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Watching waist size


Man out for a walk tying his sneaker.
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Are you moving enough?


Nurse taking patients blood pressure.
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Watching your blood pressure


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Look closer at diets for diabetes


Ketogenic diet plan
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Ketogenic diets


Man injecting himself with insulin.
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Reducing instead of discontinuing medications


Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

@HealthGal1103

Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”