DIABETESDiabetes is a chronic disease that can’t be cured, but it can be treated and managed. Learn more about diabetes and discover how your pharmacist can help.
Amongst diabetics, healthy eating is important when starting a fitness program. It is strongly recommended to reduce consumption of added sugar and opt for a regular meal plan for snacks and meals.
Your Pharmacist Can Help
Although there are as many treatments as there are people living with diabetes, the usual involves reducing sugar in blood. When patients are properly supported, diabetes can be treated more effectively.
Services in your pharmacy
ADVICE ON OTC MEDICATION
If you don’t know which over-the-counter medication to choose to relieve your symptoms, don’t be shy to ask your pharmacist!
TESTING AND MONITORING
Whether you have prediabetes, diabetes or are newly diagnosed, many tests exist to ensure your glycemia is well under control and that your treatment is working well.
If you’re thinking about losing weight, your pharmacist can shed a light on helpful products and make sure your medication doesn’t make you gain weight as a side effect.
* The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.