Ten Commandments for Great Diabetes Control

Part of Diabetes For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Here is a list of ten commandments for keeping your diabetes under control. Follow these commandments and your problems should be few and far between.

  • Monitor your glucose levels frequently if advised

  • Adhere to a healthy diet

  • Get the necessary tests

  • Exercise regularly

  • Commit to learning about your diabetes

  • Take your medication as prescribed

  • Maintain a positive attitude

  • Plan ahead for everyday situations likely to challenge you

  • Take special care of your feet

  • Have regular eye exams