Information for UK-based patients who have been prescribed RYBELSUS®

Diet & exercise


Stay in charge, stay active

Staying active is a key part of managing type 2 diabetes

Regular activity can help:

  •   Prevent additional health problems
  •   Weight management
  •   Naturally regulate blood sugar
  •   Give you more energy

Even little things can make a big difference

It is important that you continue with your diet and exercise plan as agreed with your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

Physical exercise can help lower your blood sugar level. You should aim for 2.5 hours of activity a week. You can be active anywhere as long as what you're doing gets you out of breath.

Here are some physical activities that may help you reach your health goals:

1. Stairs

Take the stairs instead of using a lift or escalator

2. Walks

Walk your dog around the neighbourhood or walk to places in town within a short distance

3. Gardening

Mow the lawn or garden

4. Stretching

Stretch or practice yoga

Eating to succeed

Good habits help you reach your goals

Healthy eating habits should be an important part of everyone’s life. They are especially important for people with type 2 diabetes, since what you eat can play a big part in managing your blood sugar levels

Good eating choices can help you:

  •   Maintain your blood sugar level
  •   Reach or maintain a healthy weight
  •   Delay or prevent diabetes complications

Keep in mind that it is important to eat a variety of foods. Think of choosing foods that are nourishing, tasty and easy to fit into your lifestyle

1. Vegetables

2. Fruits

3. Whole Grains

4. Poultry

5. Fish

Ask your doctor or nurse for more advice on eating habits that can help you with your health goals

Possible side effects

Read more about possible side effects

Dosing plan

Take your dose as prescribed by your doctor

UK20RYB00196 | February 2021