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All aboard for these diabetes checkups

Living with diabetes is a journey. There's plenty you can do to feel your best. Start by getting the tests and checkups your doctor suggests. They can help you know how well your treatment is working—and help you head off serious complications in plenty of time.

For example, ask your doctor how often you need these tests and exams.


Stay on track with diabetes care

A1C blood sugar tests

Blood pressure checks

Cholesterol checks

Dilated eye exams

Foot checks

Kidney tests

Sources: American Diabetes AssociationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention

Has your doctor asked you to monitor your blood sugar? Here's how to test your blood sugar in five easy steps.

Reviewed 10/14/2022


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