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Living with Diabetes

Diabetics can access a wide range of online tests and evaluations, as well as tools for monitoring and recording blood sugar test results, calories and carbohydrates, and foods eaten, and more.

 

TESTS

Take this test to see if you have or are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes . Diabetes is more common in African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. If you are a member of one of these ethnic groups, you need to pay special attention to this test.

 

Even if you have no symptoms, you should be tested for diabetes annually.  The College of American Pathologists website will send you an email reminder that it's time for your test.

 

MONITORING BLOOD SUGAR

 

  • Recording your test results

  

  • Diabetes Patient Card - a handy reminder of the lab tests, eye exams, annual exams, issues to discuss at each doctor visit, and vaccinations that diabetics should have.

   

  • Diabetes Thermometer- a handy reminder of actions diabetics should take, based on their blood sugar readings.

  

  • Diabetes Wallet Card - a wallet card for emergencies that summarizes critical medical information including the fact that the owner is a diabetic, medications, blood glucose readings, and more.