Diabetic Diet - Medicines

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Your Diabetes Medicines

What you eat and when you eat affect how your diabetes medicines work. Talk with your doctor or diabetes teacher about when to take your diabetes medicines. Fill in the names of your diabetes medicines, when to take them, and how much to take. Draw hands on the clocks to show when to take your medicines.

Print out this chart. Fill in the names of your medicines, when to take them, and how much to take. If you take your medicine with a meal, write down the name of the meal. Draw hands on the clocks to show when to take your medicines.

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Comment from: Rajju, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: March 17

My diabetes is known since last 13 years. Gradually there was increase in blood sugar level and same time increase in medicines. The blood test report was, fasting blood sugar 160 mg/dl, post prandial blood sugar 287 mg/dl, HbA1c - 9.0, LDL cholesterol 130, triglyceride normal, HDL cholesterol 39 and urine albumin 1 plus. The medicines I am taking are metformin SR 1 gm BD, glimepiride 2 mg BD, acarbose 50 mg BD, and losartan tablet 50 mg HS. My weight is 65 kg, height 164 cm and blood pressure 120/80. I have no other symptoms of any disease. I am a bit lazy in exercise.

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