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Sun April 20, 2014 What Times Should I Take My Diabetes Medicines?

Talk with your doctor or diabetes educator about the best times to take your diabetes medicines. Make a list of the names of your diabetes medicines, when you should take them, and how much you should take. For more information on medications and diabetes, click here.

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Sun April 20, 2014 exchange lists

one of several approaches for diabetes meal planning. Foods are categorized into three groups based on their nutritional content. Lists provide the serving sizes for carbohydrates, meat and meat alternatives, and fats. These lists allow for substitution for different groups to keep the nutritional content fixed.

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