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Ask Joslin: How Should I Time My Meals and My Type 2 Diabetes Medications?

People with type 2 diabetes may take up to three or four oral medications, insulin or an incretin to control their blood glucose levels.  Oral medications usually work through different pathways in the body and attack high glucose levels from … Continue reading

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Ask Joslin: When Should I Check My Blood Sugar?

The answer depends on the medications you are taking, your current level of control and what information you are looking for.  For example, people with type 1 diabetes who take insulin four times a day need to check at least … Continue reading

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