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Tips to Control and Maintain Blood Sugar for Life

Taking control of diabetes has many benefits. Keeping your blood sugar (also called blood glucose) levels in the normal range can make a big difference now and in the future.

In the short run, you will:

In the long run, you will:

There are many steps you can take to control your diabetes for life. Follow this three-part action plan to get your blood sugar under control:

  1. Know your blood sugar numbers. Get a complete picture of your blood sugar control with the hemoglobin A1c test and the finger-stick test using a blood glucose meter.

  2. Reach your blood sugar goal. Make healthy lifestyle choices with the help of your health care provider.

  3. Keep your blood sugar under control. Create a plan to stick with your self-care goals and manage setbacks.

Tips to Control Blood Sugar

To Start

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To Keep in Mind Along the Way

To Do With Your Health Care Providers

Tips to Maintain Blood Sugar Control

Set Goals You Can Reach

Create a Plan to Deal With Diabetes

Manage Setbacks