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Planning a pregnancy when you have type 2 diabetes can feel overwhelming. Here are 10 things you can do to prepare yourself for the best outcome.
If you have symptoms that suggest you may have diabetes, these are the lab tests that can help confirm your diagnosis.
If you have diabetic retinopathy, discuss the risks and benefits of intensive glycemic control with your doctor to find whether it can help protect your vision.
If you have diabetes, you need to get more preventative checkups than most other people. These are the regular checkups that can protect your health.
The A1C test measures your blood glucose during the past few months, and “has strong predictive value for diabetes complications.”
Hypothyroidism now appears to be one of the most common complications of diabetes. Fortunately, it is one of easiest conditions to manage.
Every three to six months, we have our A1C measured. But what does that number really mean? And how do you compare it to your blood glucose reading?
My fasting glucose is always between 100-108. I thought anything under 110 was fine, but I just wanted to make sure?
When is the best time to test blood glucose: before or after a meal? Learn how to test blood sugar at different times and about the official testing guidelines.