Good diabetes care that helps the person living with diabetes avoid complications, involves regular diabetes-focused visits with their family doctor, nurse practitioner or diabetes specialist.
Time to check in
When it’s time to check in with your diabetes healthcare team, make sure you come prepared!
Whether it’s a daily blood sugar check, or an annual eye examination, regular testing is a very important part of your diabetes management.
Recommended diabetes monitoring tests
As someone living with diabetes, we invariably end up needing to schedule a host of diabetes monitoring tests.
Self-monitoring your blood pressure
High blood pressure – also called hypertension – increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s important to keep blood pressure within diabetes management targets.