To achieve the goal of an A1C 7% or lower, your doctor may want you to start using prescription medications because they’re good tools to help you manage your blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Use the targets that your diabetes care team determines are right for you as your signposts to continued good health.
It is important to be an informed consumer of your diabetes medications. This guide will answer some of your questions and may even help you formulate other questions you may want to ask your healthcare team.
Click here to read more about a guide to diabetes medications (CDA)