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Your better care guide to diabetes medications

Cheryl Nunn-Thompson

Your better care guide to diabetes medications

dosages, precautions, side effects, safety tips & more

by Cheryl Nunn-Thompson

  • 273 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Publications International in Lincolnwood, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Patient education,
  • Self-care, Health,
  • Treatment,
  • Diabetes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesDiabetes medications
    StatementCheryl Nunn-Thompson
    SeriesAmMed direct/better care
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC660 .N836 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25000521M
    ISBN 101412793858
    ISBN 109781412793858
    LC Control Number2009499580

    Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism (the body's way of digesting food and converting it into energy). There are three forms of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that accounts for five- to percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes may account for to percent of all diagnosed cases. While you manage your patients’ care, diabetes educators can empower them to manage their diabetes. They teach, coach and guide patients so they understand their diabetes and how it affects their personal lives, and work with them to set (and meet) behavior change goals to improve their health.

    The different kinds of diabetes medicines are listed on the next few pages. These medicines are most often used to treat type 2 diabetes. The brand names and other. Diabetes and Medications There are many classes of oral diabetes medications, all of which help in lowering blood glucose levels. These different classes of diabetes medications can be used in combination or with insulin to achieve control of the blood sugar.

      10 Tips to Help You Take Your Diabetes Medications on Time. To keep your blood sugar levels controlled, it's vital to take your diabetes medications as prescribed.   Diabetes management. Books on diabetes management have been around for a while and you might even have been given one when you were diagnosed. Some focus on explaining diabetes and blood sugar management, while others, like Dr. Bernstein’s diabetes books, lay out a whole paradigm for how to live your life with diabetes.


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Your better care guide to diabetes medications by Cheryl Nunn-Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Follow the American Diabetes Association screening guidelines to get tested for diabetes at the earliest possible time. Adopt some basic rules for living with diabetes and continuing your diabetes care to better control the disease.

If you’re prescribed oral medications for diabetes, do your homework on dosage amounts and side effects. No single diabetes treatment is best for everyone, and what works for one person may not work for another.

Your doctor can determine how a specific medication or how multiple medications may fit into your overall diabetes treatment plan and help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of specific diabetes drugs.

John R. White, Jr., PA-C, PharmD, is Chair and the R. Keith Campbell Distinguished Professor in Diabetes Care of the Department of Pharmacotherapy at the Washington State University College of White is the author of three books, 29 book chapters, and more than manuscripts on diabetes medications/5(4).

Continued. For the study, Palmer's team pulled together results from clinical trials testing nine classes of diabetes drugs. The medications included older standbys such as. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes and is characterized by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood.

Although some symptoms may be similar, it is a different condition to type 1 diabetes. Unlike people with type 1 diabetes, most people with type 2 diabetes still produce insulin. The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual will help guide you through the different phases of life with type 1 diabetes so you can face these challenges with confidence.

Written by Drs. Jamie Wood and Anne Peters, two of the leading experts on diabetes clinical care, the Manual covers all aspects of type 1 diabetes. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Patient Education Library. Know Diabetes by Heart.

Medications for Treating Type 2 Diabetes. Guide to oral medications, insulin, and other injectable medications that are used to treat type 2 diabetes. Attachment Size; : KB: It appears your Web browser is not configured to.

any other health care provider working to help you care for your diabetes. (See page 18 for a sheet where you can track all their contact information.) Your family and friends are important members of your team, too.

But remember: you are the captain of this team. Living HeaLtHy witH Diabetes tions. Many people with diabetes live long and.

DIABETES GUIDE INTRODUCTION CONTENTS with type 1 diabetes must rely on insulin medication for survival. Type 1 Diabetes In autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes, the immune system mistakenly manufactures 10 simple ways to better manage your diabetes and cut the risk of complications, most of which can be done in minutes.

Use our practical medication guide to better understand your medications. Combination Therapy Your doctor may prescribe a combination of medications to lower your blood glucose and reduce cardiovascular risk.

Sticking to your medication and treatment plan can prevent diabetes from progressing and cardiovascular disease. Insulin. Diabetes Guide. Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism -- the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.

with and manage your diabetes. You must have diabetes and a written order from your doctor or other qualified health care provider who’s treating your diabetes. 20% of the Medicare-approved amount after the yearly Part B deductible Diabetes equipment & supplies See page.

Type 1 diabetes means using insulin. However, if you have type 2 diabetes, treatment plans can change depending on who you are. Some people can manage it with healthy eating and exercise, or with oral medications, while others may also need to use insulin.

It’s common for your medication needs to change over time. And that’s a good thing. This portable, practical guide to diabetes mellitus covers the entire spectrum of disease management wherever health care professionals encounter the disorder, including hospitals, clinics, and physicians' offices.

It contains guidelines for the lifelong management of both acute and chronic complications; behavioral approaches to care; the latest pharmacologic therapies; management plans for.

Talk to your diabetes care team to learn more about the skills and actions needed to better reach your health goals. These conversations may include whether the medication’s value to your heart outweighs its cost ([LINK TO] Reducing Risk); and will the expected improvement in blood glucose ([LINK TO] Monitoring) balance the potential emotional stress ([LINK TO] Healthy Coping) of taking.

Choose Your Foods: Plan Your Meals with the Plate Method, 3rd Edition (25/Pkg). Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry Read the transcript pdf icon [PDF – KB] | Download the slides pdf icon [PDF – 1 MB].

Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry and Dentistry (PPOD) providers can work with each other, as well as with other members of the health care team, to promote better outcomes for people with diabetes.

This is a detailed guide to healthy low carb eating for people with diabetes. Low carb diets are effective against both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Ask your health care team to help you set and reach goals to manage your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol—also known as the.

ABCs. of diabetes. Teach your family about your diabetes and the. ABCs. so they can help you, too. A1c: The goal set for many people is less than 7% for this blood test, but your doctor might set different. Many people with type 2 diabetes need medications to help manage their blood glucose levels.

When you are first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you may not need medication. However, over a period of time, most people need medications to help lower their blood glucose levels. Your doctor may prescribe medication to help manage your diabetes.

People with prediabetes sometimes ask if there’s a medication they can take to lower their blood sugar. The good news is that for prediabetes, two of your best medicines may be physical activity and healthy weight losing some weight for those who are overweight can have meaningful reductions in blood glucose.The medicine you take will vary by your type of diabetes and how well the medicine controls your blood glucose levels, also called blood sugar.

Other factors, such as your other health conditions, medication costs, and your daily schedule may play a role in what diabetes medicine you take. Type 1 diabetes. Extensive reference sections, including a complete guide to diabetes drugs and a chart of the carbohydrate value of foods, give you quick answers you can trust, while a log for tracking your blood sugar readings, exercise, diet, and medication helps you Reviews: