Looking Ahead With Confidence

By Canadian Diabetes Care Guide posted in Staying On Target
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9 easy steps for staying on top of type 2 diabetes

  1. Check your blood glucose regularly and track your results.
  2. Keep your blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol within a healthy range.
  3. Take your medications as prescribed.
  4. Choose healthy foods – most of the time.
  5. If you have questions about your diabetes or its treatment, write them down and ask a member of your diabetes team on your next visit.
  6. Talk openly and honestly about your diabetes and let people know how to help you.
  7. Manage stress in the most positive way you can.
  8. Make physical activity part of your day.
  9. Keep yourself informed about diabetes. Research leads to new treatments and management guidelines.
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The Canadian Diabetes Care Guide's articles are written by Diabetes Professionals for people with diabetes. We provide information about diabetes, diabetes health care providers, complications associated with uncontrolled diabetes and tools to manage their condition. Our mission is to help people with diabetes stay healthy and successfully manage their diabetes.