|Skip left side navigation and go to content||
Do You Have Diabetes?
Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians
Section Six - Protect Your Heart: Take Good Care of Your Diabetes for Life
Have Your Blood Glucose Checked
Your doctor can test your fasting blood glucose.
Check the chart to see if your blood glucose level is normal.
Sally's fasting glucose level is 120 mg/dL. She has prediabetes.
What Are the ABCs of Diabetes Control?
Sally: "My doctor told me I need to know the ABCs of diabetes control to prevent and control type 2 diabetes."
Be Sure To Ask Your Doctor
If you have prediabetes or diabetes, it is important to work with a team of health care providers, such as a doctor, diabetes educator, and registered dietitian. Learn how to take care of your ABCs and empower yourself.
Lose a Little, Win a Lot
Sally: "I am not waiting to get diabetes. I am taking steps now to prevent it. I walk every day for 40 minutes, and I eat smaller portions. I have lost 8 pounds."
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES