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DO YOU KNOW THE NEWS ABOUT THE ABCDE'S?
A= A1C GET THE THE REAL SCOOP ON YOUR DIABETES. STRIVE TO GET IT LESS THAN 7 , BUT CLOSER TO 6.5
B= BLOOD PRESSURE JNC7 GUIDELINES FOR DIABETES LESS THAN 130/80
C= CHOLESTEROL LDL LESS THAN 70, TRIGLYCERIDES LESS THAN 150, TOTAL CHOLESTEROL LESS THAN 200.
D= DIET GOOD CONTROL OF SUGAR THROUGH CARBOHYDRATE COUNTING.
E= EXERCISE AND ENTERIC COATED ASPRIN AS PRESCRIBED BY YOUR M.D
**parts adapted from Dr. Claude Lardinois as well as the ADA and AACE. These are adaptations for informational use follow your health care providers recommendations.
DID YOU KNOW? REGULAR VISITS TO A PODIATRIST IS RECOMMENDED AT A MINIMUM OF YEARLY, FOR THOSE WITH DIABETES. IT IS ALSO IMPERITIVE THAT AT EVERY DOCTORS APPOINTMENT THAT YOUR FOOT WEAR IS REMOVED AND YOUR M.D EXAMINES YOUR FEET. HAVE YOU SEEN A PODIATRIST LATELY?
FOOT CARE
EYE CARE.....
DIABETES IS STILL THE LEADING CAUSE OF PREVENTABLE BLINDNESS. IT IS NECESSARY TO HAVE A DIALATED EYE EXAM YEARLY AND AS NEEDED AND PRESCRIBED BY YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
10,000 Steps a day will help control your blood sugars and weight.