patient is prescribed metformin 1000mg twice a day for his diabetes. While talking with the patient he states “I never eat breakfast so I take a 1⁄2 tablet at lunch and a whole tablet at supper because I don’t want my blood sugar to drop.” As his primary care nurse you:

  • Tell him he has made a good decision and to continue

  • Tell him to take a whole tablet with lunch and with supper

  • Tell him to skip the morning dose and just take the dose at supper

  • Tell him to take one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening as ordered