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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
Dilated eye exams
Sources: American Diabetes Association; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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- American Diabetes Association. "Health Checks for People with Diabetes." https://diabetes.org/diabetes/newly-diagnosed/health-checks-people-with-diabetes.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Your Diabetes Care Schedule." https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/managing/care-schedule.html.
- NCQA. "Comprehensive Diabetes Care (CDC). https://www.ncqa.org/hedis/measures/comprehensive-diabetes-care/.