Practice Resources

Medication Taking & Affordability

Resources for Educators and People with Diabetes

Medication Taking

We created a series of tip sheets for diabetes educators and people with diabetes to help ensure proper adherence to medication instructions. We've also included an article from the May 2017 issue of AADE in Practice that provides tips and sources to help make medications more affordable. 







Tip Sheets For Diabetes Educators

Fostering Medication Taking

Fostering Medication Taking

Provides suggestions about approaching the topic and offers characteristics of those who may be at high risk or less likely to take their medications as prescribed.

Medication Taking Checklist

Medication Adherence Checklist

A checklist to use for ensuring that key questions are answered and topics are addressed.







Tip Sheets For People with Diabetes

Improving Medication Taking

Improving Medication Taking

Covers the importance of taking medications as prescribed and offers strategies for remembering to take medicines on time and in the correct way.

Also available in Spanish/Español.

My Diabetes Medicines Checklist

My Diabetes Medicine Checklist

A checklist for people with diabetes to help them get all their questions answered.

Also available in Spanish/Español.


10 Tips to Help Patients Afford Their Medications

10 Tips to Help Patients Afford Medications

Published in the May 2017 issue of AADE in Practice, author Jerry Meece, RPh, CDE, CDM, FACA, FAADE, offers 10 tips for helping patients afford their medications, covering:

  1. Government resources
  2. Online and pharmaceutical resources
  3. Rebates and coupons
  4. Samples
  5. Working around co-pays
  6. Generics vs. brand names
  7. Combining drugs
  8. Pill splitting
  9. Therapeutic substituions
  10. Saving on supplies

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