For healthy blood sugar with diabetes, learn what makes your glucose levels rise and fall

For healthy blood sugar with diabetes, learn what makes your glucose levels rise and fall

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When you have diabetes, keeping your blood sugar in check means understanding the factors that make it fluctuate.

  • Stay mindful of influences on blood sugar like food, exercise, medication, illness, drinking, stress, and pain.
  • Track your glucose levels using fingerstick testing or continuous glucose monitoring.
  • Work with your healthcare provider to set targets and make adjustments.
  • Use your readings to guide your decisions on diet and activity timing.

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How to safeguard your renal health

How to safeguard your renal health

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Diabetes raises your chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk, but you can take charge of your kidney health by learning how to:

  • Monitor to detect problems early on
  • Manage blood sugar and blood pressure
  • Make healthy lifestyle choices

Learning about kidney care can help prevent damage. And if you already have CKD, proper management can slow its progression.

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Safeguard your heart when you have diabetes

Safeguard your heart when you have diabetes

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Diabetes raises your risk of cardiovascular disease, the #1 cause of death.

Here’s how you can safeguard your heart health:

  • Understand cardiovascular conditions like atherosclerosis and arrhythmias
  • Spot warning signs like chest pain, numbness, and fatigue
  • Discover risk factors that can damage your heart
  • Take steps to protect your cardiovascular health through diet, exercise, medication

Learn more about the key facts you need to keep your heart strong when you have diabetes.

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Learn these common diabetes dental Issues, prevention tips, & warning signs

Learn these common diabetes dental Issues, prevention tips, & warning signs

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Diabetes puts you at higher risk for oral health issues. But you can take charge of your dental wellness.

Discover how to enjoy good oral health when you have diabetes:

  • Learn to recognize conditions like gingivitis, thrush, & dry mouth
  • Be proactive by brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist
  • Watch out for these warning signs of poor dental health

Get the knowledge you need to keep your smile happy & healthy.

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