10 tips for type 2 man­age­ment

Diabetic Living - - Living Well -

Fol­low these tips for fuss­free type 2 self-care:

1. Write a weekly meal menu to en­sure in­gre­di­ents are close at hand.

2. Tell fam­ily and friends when you’re strug­gling.

3. See your sup­port team of health pro­fes­sion­als reg­u­larly.

4. Take meds at the same time ev­ery day (set a phone alarm if nec­es­sary).

5. Join the Na­tional Di­a­betes Ser­vices Scheme for cheaper di­a­betes sup­plies.

6. Keep your pre­scrip­tions at your lo­cal phar­macy.

7. Cook dou­ble and freeze the sec­ond serve.

8. Note all med­i­cal ap­point­ments on a spe­cial health cal­en­dar.

9. Com­pile med­i­cal con­tacts in a book or on your phone.

10. Call your doc­tor to check if they are run­ning on time.

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