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Direct Links to the American Diabetes Association Site Information:

Helpful Informational Handouts (provided by AADE)

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Diabetes Drugs Quick reference:

Acarbose (Precose)

Miglitol (Glyset)

Pioglitazone (Actos)

Metformin (Glucophage)

Rosiglitazone (Avandia)

Glyburide (DiaBeta)

Repaglinide (Prandin)

Humalog 75/25

Humalin 70/30

Humalin 50/50

Novolin 70/30

Novolog 70/30

Novolog 50-50

Novolin N

Humulin N

Lantus

Levemir

Novolin R

Novolog R

Humulin R

Nateglinide (Starlix)

Chlorpropamide (Diabinese)

Tolalamide (Tolinase)

Glimepiride (Amaryl)

Glipizide (Glucotrol)

Exenatide (Byetta)

Glucagon (GlucaGen)

Pramlintide (Symlin)

Sitagliptin (Januvia)

Information provided by Drugs.com

Additional Resource Material and Links:

“FIND A” Resources:

Information provided by the Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI)

.Personal Side


1. Harness Your Fears
“Sentenced” to have diabetes disease is not an end; instead, it is an early discover of a potentially life-threatenings if left untreated.
Thus, consider that you are lucky that you have detected a problem that can be controlled if you just harness fear to help you to manage your disease. BDI recommends:
“Fight fear with knowledge”
“Know the real odds”
“Stay informed”
“Worried about low blood sugars?”
“Stay in charge”
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2. Overcoming Depression
Occasional depression can happen even with people who are diabetes-free. However, depression is a serious matter when it come to diabetics. Thus, managing depression is one the most important consideration in the management of your diabetes. The good news is it is manageable. BDI recommends:
“Watch for the warning signs”
“Take action to avoid depression”
“Have hope and take action”
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3. Defeating Denial
Denial is like avoiding to pay the bills which are due. When it comes to denial in diabetic patients, it may become a habit and permanent
way of life. BDI recommends:
“Learn the important facts abut diabetes”
“Stay informed about your own health status”
“Don’t do diabetes along”
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4. Giving Up the Guilt
It is not your fault and/or your parent’s faulty that you developed diabetes.
BDI recommends:
“Remember that you didn’t give yourself diabetes”
“With your doctor’s help, make sure your diabetes expectations are achievable”
“Get perspective”
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The social side

1. Appreciating the Power of pals
You will find it is much easier to cope with diabetes with the helps of your family and friends.
BDI recommends:
“Ask for the help you need”
“Be a pal to your pals”
“Seek out new friends”
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2. Arresting the Diabetes Police
Sometimes too much a support annoys diabetic patients; it can feel like “nagging” something that you resent.
They are your police in a way. BDI recommends the way to cope:
“Start a conversation”
“Consider you own role”
“Use the BDI Diabetes Etiquette card”
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The Behavioral Side

1. From discouraged to Encouraged
Managing diabetes is like running a marathon race; it will have ups and downs.
BDI recommends:
“Measure your diabetes progress in a realistic manner”
“Know your A1C test results”
“Don’t let blood sugar reading determine your self-esteem”
“Set clear, specific, short-term goals for action”
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2. Keeping Diabetes in its Place
Diabetes does not have to run your life. Attitude change is needed when that happens.
BDI recommends:
Meeting with a diabetes dentition to manage your meal plan
Build a realistic plan
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3. Take control of Your Environment
“Select a convenient place to exercise”
Keep exercise equipment ready and nearby.
Put away unhealthy snacks
Start with a small meal portion
Keep medication and glucose meter visible
Read a motivational book
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4. Taking a Diabetes Vacation
Go on line look for diabetes-related vacations
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