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Employer News | October 30, 2012
Employer News | October 30, 2012

Diabetes: What You Need to Know

If you have diabetes, below are tips to help you stay healthy: 

  • At each doctor visit pay attention to your blood pressure and weight 
  • Your doctor should check your cholesterol values every year and HgbA1c at least every 6 months 
  • Have your blood and urine checked every year to detect kidney problems early 
  • Be sure to tell your eye doctor you have diabetes, and have a dilated eye exam every year 
  • Ask your eye doctor and any other specialist you see to send a report to your primary care doctor 
  • Have a yearly foot exam and be sure to exercise regularly 

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