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Drugs
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Diabetes Medicines
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Diabetes Medicines
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Facts about medicines (other than insulin) used to treat people with type 2 diabetes. Provides brand names and pros and cons of each type, including common side effects. Lists warning signs of high or low blood sugar.
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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HIV and AIDS: Medicines to Help You
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HIV and AIDS: Medicines to Help You
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Learn about the different medicines available to treat HIV. Includes questions to ask about setting up a drug regimen and a sample schedule to follow.
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Menopause - Medicines to Help You
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Menopause - Medicines to Help You
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Provides basic information about hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Learn about the three types available and their common and more serious side effects.
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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My Medicines (Gender Neutral)
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My Medicines (Gender Neutral)
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Take care of yourself with this easy-to-follow guide that features questions to ask your doctor and a simple chart to keep track of your medications.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Use Medicines Wisely
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Use Medicines Wisely
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Simple tips to follow when taking medications, including questions to ask and the importance of reading labels and keeping track of all the medicines you take.
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Women in Clinical Trials
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Women in Clinical Trials
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A clinical trial is a study using human volunteers to help doctors learn more about the human body and the many diseases that attack it.
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
 
Health Aids
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Contact Lens Care
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Contact Lens Care
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Tips for keeping your eyes healthy and comfortable while you wear contact lenses.
Available: online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Your Glucose Meter
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Your Glucose Meter
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Tips for diabetics on when and how to use a glucose meter to track their blood sugar level. This booklet can help patients talk to their health care provider about using glucose meters safely.
Available: in print, online, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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