Diabetes Self-Management

Medication as a LAST RESORT?

We seem to live in a time of extremes, and nowhere is this more obvious than in the health and wellness worlds, where new guidance seems to be released on an almost daily basis contradicting earlier advice and new fads promising to help us achieve perfect health come and go with the seasons.

But as trends rise and fall, one thing about wellness remains constant: Our bodies perform best with moderation and balance. For years, a common source of confusion in diabetes advice has been whether to start medicines early or hold off as long as possible. There are proponents on both sides of the debate, and people with diabetes often avoid starting medication due to a perceived stigma (along

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