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Health Tip: Stay Well Despite Diabetes
Here's what you can do
-- Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Managing diabetes is a long-term job that requires careful planning to stay on top of your health.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises:

  • Take daily steps to eat well, get exercise, inspect feet for wounds and take your medication.
  • At each quarterly doctor visit, have a foot check and blood pressure check.
  • Twice yearly, have a dental checkup and an A1C check.
  • Once annually, have a cholesterol test and a test for kidney function.
  • Get all doctor-recommended vaccines, including the annual one for flu.
  • Have annual visits with an eye doctor and podiatrist.
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