Wednesday, May 7, 2014

A to G in Management of Diabetes

A to G... in management of Diabetes
What to measure Why How Often
HbA1c Measures blood sugar control Every 3 months
Blood pressure control Lowering your blood pressure reduces complications Every visit
Cholesterol (LDL) level Lowering your LDL level reduces complications Every 3 months
Diabetic nephropathy Treating early kidney damage can prevent  dialysis and transplantation Every year
Eye examination Fundus eye (Retinal) examination Every year
Foot examination Observe your feet
Check pulses
Test sensation
Every day
Every year
Every year
Goals for self-management My goal.......................... Every visit