Health Tip: Get Regular Care to Manage Diabetes

Better Blood Sugar Balance

(HealthDay News) -- Regular checkups can help keep diabetes in check and prevent complications.

The U.S. National Diabetes Education Program recommends the following regular tests and screenings:

  • Blood pressure.
  • Foot inspection.
  • Weight.
  • A review of your self-care plan.
  • An A1C test at least twice annually.
  • Annual evaluations of your eyes and teeth, cholesterol, blood and urine.
  • Annual flu vaccination.

-- Diana Kohnle

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