Carefully checking your blood glucose levels allows you to monitor how well specific medication, if any, are helping with your diabetes. Managing this also helps you make the necessary changes to your treatment plan. CONTROLLING your medication intake, diet, exercise and regular check-ups with your practitioner is the key.
After diagnosis, many individuals find they require medication as part of their diabetes treatment plan. Studies have demonstrated those who undertake regular exercise and follow a healthy meal plan improve their sugar levels reducing the need for diabetes medication. If you do require insulin therapy or oral medication to reach goals, it is important to understand what it can do for you.