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Taking control

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
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Eat healthily
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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.
Follow our tips to adapt your lifestyle
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Eat healthily

Cook healthy meals with our weekly nutrition plan.
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Exercise regularly

Find our adapted exercises to feel better

Adherence to treatment is not strong enough...


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

Here are some tips and tricks that can help!

Pair it up
You always remember to brush your teeth! Get into the habit of taking your pills straight after and you’ll rarely forget them again.*
Set an alarm
Set an alarm on your phone to remind you when to take your medication.
Put sticky notes everywhere
That way, you’ll be reminded to take your medication next time you rach for a healthy snack.
Use a pill box
It’s a great way to make sure you take the right medication on the right day.

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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