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Is taking Actos (pioglitazone) alone enough to control my blood sugar?

No, Actos (pioglitazone) is prescribed as part of a diet and exercise plan in order to help you control your type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed when diet and exercise are no longer enough to control your blood sugar. This drug plus your meal plan will work together to help you control your diabetes.

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