If you have diabetes it is important to control your blood sugars, watch what you eat, stay active and take all your medicines. If you control your blood sugars, you can keep diabetes from damaging your eyes, kidneys and nerves. It is also important for you and your doctor to take care of your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Taking good care of yourself will also require seeing your doctor and diabetes team regularly.
Take Care of Your Diabetes - describes goals, and other important things to do
How to Treat a Low Blood Sugar - instructions on how to treat a low blood sugar (70 or less)
Foot Care - Taking care of your feet is important when caring for your Diabetes
Family Planning and Diabetes - important information about contraception for women 55 years old and younger
Blood Sugar Log Sheet
You can use this log sheet to write down your blood sugars and bring to your next visit.