Health Tip: Get Regular Care to Manage Diabetes

(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.

  • Weight.

  • 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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