Diabetes Yearly Planner
Your guide to stay well all year long if you have diabetes
By Nina Nazor
Diabetes self-care is an ongoing process that requires planning
and organization. Grab a calendar, schedule your self-care program and get ready to take care of yourself and achieve good
Establishing a daily self-care routine is vital
for achieving good diabetes control. Blood glucose monitoring, counting carbs, checking your feet, taking your vitamins, taking
aspirin and coping with stress, are some of those things that will help you stay well day-by-day. Read the 10 daily tips to live well with diabetes.
more fish, working out your muscles, reviewing your journal and giving you some treat, are some of the things you should do
to help you cope with diabetes each week. Find out more about the weekly things you must do to have diabetes under control.
your control with your doctor and reviewing your blood pressure readings are some of the things you should do when you have diabetes every month.
Diabetes Care for Every Third Month
Having your glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) checked is a very important part of your control and you should do it
every 3 months. Read more about glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c).
your eyes, visiting the podiatrist, getting a general check up and some other things are part of your yearly duties to keep
you stay well while living with diabetes. Take a look at the things you must do once a year to help you control diabetes and prevent
January 3, 2006
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