If you have diabetes, you can still live a healthy life if you take care of yourself. When you keep your blood sugars near normal, you will not only feel better but you will also lower your risk of having more health problems. Testing blood sugars every day is one way to do this. Checking every day will tell you –
|Time||Blood Sugar Goals|
|Before meals||80 to 130 mg / dL|
|One to two hours after a meal||Less than 180 mg / dL|
|A1C||Less than 7%|
Adapted from the American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes - 2017. Diabetes Care. 2017; 40 (suppl1)Your doctor, nurse or diabetes educator can help. They will help you set your blood sugar goals and blood sugar testing schedule.
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Schedule your labs and screenings now!
See your doctor or nurse at least once a year. At every visit, be sure your doctor or nurse checks your –