November is National Diabetes Month

4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life

Step 1: Learn about diabetes.

What is diabetes?

Step 2: Know your diabetes ABCs.

Talk to your health care team about how to manage your A1C, Blood pressure, and Cholesterol. This can help lower your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, or other diabetes problems.

Step 3: Learn how to live with diabetes.

It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when you are living with diabetes. You may know the steps you should take to stay healthy, but have trouble sticking with your plan over time. This section has tips on how to cope with your diabetes, eat well, and be active.

Step 4: Get routine care to stay healthy.

See your health care team at least twice a year to find and treat any problems early.

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