Taking Medications and Monitoring Your Health

Taking Medication & Monitoring Your Health

Medications are an important part of managing diabetes and the risks for (or from) diabetes complications. Monitoring blood glucose levels is essential for meal-time insulin therapy, and can provide revealing information and blood glucose trends to everyone. Taking our medications as prescribed and monitoring blood glucose levels are key elements of effective diabetes management.

  • Get the latest on new diabetes medications, and learn how your medications work to help us manage diabetes.
  • See how checking our blood glucose level gives us important information we can use in making management decisions about food, physical activity and medication.