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10 Diabetes Management Tips to Improve Your A1C

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Woman monitoring blood sugar before a meal.
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Have a good meal plan


Diabetic checking their blood sugar.
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Evaluate where your blood sugar is


Man awake at night.
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Check-in on your overnight blood sugars


Diabetic test and a healthy breakfast.
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Lots and lots of lows?


Crumbs on a plate.
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Your post-meal blood sugars


Clock on a plate.
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The low-down on intermittent fasting


Woman staring into an open refrigerator.
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Look closely at your last meal of the day


Fifteen minutes drawn on a chalkboard.
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Good old-fashioned pre-bolusing


Glass of orange juice.
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Stop drinking your carbs


Morning cup of coffee.
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Always test your blood sugar in the morning


Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira

@GingerVieira

Ginger Vieira has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014. She is the author of Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout, Emotional Eating with Diabetes, and Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger contributes regularly for Diabetes Strong, Healthline, HealthCentral, DiabetesDaily, EverydayHealth, and her YouTube channel. Her background includes a B.S. in professional writing, certifications in cognitive coaching, Ashtanga yoga, and personal training, with several records in drug-free powerlifting. She lives in Vermont with her husband, their two daughters, and their dog, Pedro.