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Diabetes care in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire

Type 2 diabetes

Although Type 2 diabetes can often be treated with a healthy diet and increased physical activity, some people may require tablets and/or insulin to be prescribed as well.

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Further information about medication for Type 2 diabetes is available on the following websites:

NHS Choices

If your diabetes is controlled by medication, you are entitled to free prescriptions. Your GP surgery will be able to provide you with a form to complete to receive an exemption card.

As part of your treatment, your nurse or Doctor will also advise that you have a flu jab each year.

If you have any questions or concerns about your medication you can talk to your GP, practice nurse or pharmacist and they will be able to advise you.