Take Charge Of Your Diabetes


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Controlling Your Diabetes

Controlling Your Diabetes

  • Keeping a Balance
  • A Few Things About Food
  • A Few Things About Physical Activity
  • A Few Things About Diabetes Medicine

There’s good news for people with diabetes. Studies show that keeping your
blood glucose (also called blood sugar) close to normal helps prevent or delay
some diabetes problems.

Through careful control, at least half of the expected eye disease, kidney
disease, and nerve damage can be prevented or slowed. People who were in the
study had Type 1 diabetes, but many doctors believe that people who have Type 2
diabetes can also benefit by keeping their blood glucose levels closer to

You can learn more about diabetes and ways to help you control your blood
sugar by calling National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) at 1-800-438-5383.