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There are several types of medication to manage diabetes.

Many people take one or more medications to help manage their blood glucose. Medications affect different parts of the body. For example, some medications increase insulin sensitivity in cells, others prevent the liver from making too much glucose.

Your medications come with specific instructions for use-and they can affect your body differently based on when and how you take them.

It's important to know the names, doses and instructions for the medications you're taking, as well as the reasons they are recommended for you.

Diabetes, Injecting Insulin

True or False?

I don’t need to know how my medication works. I just need to remember to take it.


False. It is very important to know how the medication works.