People with diabetes (like everyone else) must make their health a priority daily. The difference: Diabetics are reminded each day on the glucose meter why eating right, exercising and staying health-focused are the keys to overall health. If you or someone you know has made the smart decision to live a healthy life with diabetes, the Learning Zone will increase your knowledge about the disease and help you start your journey toward wellness.
Step 1: Learn About Diabetes
It’s important to know as much as you can about diabetes, so that you can manage this disease well. Here’s what you need to know and do:
Know what kind of diabetes you have and its risk factors.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions and know where to get answers.
Understand your blood glucose level, and what part insulin and/or medication will play in your life.
Download a wellness plan for diabetics.