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The 9 Tests You Must Get if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

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Doctor giving instructions to male patient.
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Woman having blood test.
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An A1c test


Woman having blood pressure check.
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A blood pressure check


Cholesterol blood test.
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Cholesterol tests


Senior man having eye exam.
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An eye exam


Urine collection bag.
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A urine test


Foot exam.
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A foot exam


Senior woman at dentist.
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A dental exam


Woman standing on scale.
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A weigh-in


Flu shot.
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Infectious disease prevention


Cindy Uken

Cindy Uken

@CindyUken

Cindy Uken is a veteran, award-winning health writer living in Palm Springs. She has worked at newspapers in California, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and at USA Today. Cindy received a 2013-2014 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, chosen as one of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, inducted into the Yankton (S.D.) High School Fine Arts Hall of Fame, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her work on Montana’s suicide rate, and named one of Gannett’s Top Ten Supervisors of the Year. Follow Cindy on Twitter @CindyUken, on Facebook and at CindyUken.com.