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Why are so many people with diabetes non-compliant?

People with diabetes are often labeled non-compliant when they don’t have perfect glucose control, don’t follow the instructions from their healthcare providers or don't take their medications as prescribed. There are many reasons some people with diabetes are non-compliant, ranging from emotional, financial and physical barriers for the person to uninformed and ignorant healthcare providers. Another factor is limited access to the best therapies currently available for many people. 

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