Diabetes Self-Management VideosWhen Are Diabetes Medications Necessary?

If you’re living with diabetes, you may be wondering when medication for treating the condition is necessary. In this “Healthy Living With Diabetes” video from Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian Alison Massey, find out when medicines are required for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, how doctors make the decision to start someone on diabetes medication, and the variety of treatment options.



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