the Road to Living Well with Diabetes
Diabetes is a serious
disease, and having diabetes puts you at high risk for other problems,
like blindness, kidney damage, heart disease, amputations and more.
But this doesn't have
You need to know how
well your diabetes care is working. You need to know when to take
action. Five important tests that you and your health care team
can do are like smoke alarms in your house if they detect
danger, they warn you that you need to take action.
These five tests can
give you the long view of your diabetes care. Acting on the results
can lower your risk for serious problems in the future.
These five important
diabetes tests are: