Medicines of all types can affect
blood sugar. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take.
includes prescription, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, herbs, and supplements.
And always tell the pharmacist that you have diabetes when buying other medicines.
to get all your medicines from the same pharmacy or pharmacy chain. This way the
pharmacists who are helping you are more likely to have your complete list of
Wear a medical ID alert bracelet or
necklace. And carry a list of your medicines with you. This is helpful in case of
emergency. When you see your provider, bring your medicine list. Check that your health
records are up to date. They should have your current medicines and dosages. You may
able to download your records. If so, carry them to appointments with your different