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Sometimes lifestyle measures aren’t enough

When you were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your doctor will have given you some important advice. As part of this advice, they will have asked you to:1
Eat healthily
Exercise regularly
But if you’ve been asked to take antidiabetic medication, it means that these changes weren’t enough - and the is completely normal! Millions of diabetics all around the world are asked to take medication.

Many patients struggle to take their medication

Many patients struggle to take their medication2
Of new prescriptions are never even filled at the pharmacy2

But it’s very important that you take it

Of TREATMENT FAILURES are caused by patients not taking their medication2
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Cosentino F et al. Eur Heart J.
*However, please follow your doctor's advice if they ask you to take your medication at a specific time of a day