Health Tip: Get Regular Care to Manage Diabetes
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Factors to check at each doctor's visit
By Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Regular checkups can help keep diabetes in check and prevent complications.
The U.S. National Diabetes Education Program recommends the following regular tests and screenings:
- Blood pressure.
- Foot inspection.
- A review of your self-care plan.
- An A1C test at least twice annually.
- Annual evaluations of your eyes and teeth, cholesterol, blood and urine.
- Annual flu vaccination.
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