Diabetes and Vision Loss Tips: Taking Medication

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Helpful Tips

  • Keep your medications and supplies organized, labeled, and in the same place, for ease in locating them and to prevent medication errors. Consult a vision rehabilitation therapist for help with this.
  • If you use a pillbox to manage your medications, make sure you take your time and focus all your attention on filling the pillbox to help avoid medication errors.
  • When removing pills from medication bottles, do it over a small towel spread out on a hard surface. If you drop a pill, the towel will prevent the pill from rolling too far and gives you a smaller surface area to search to retrieve it.

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