The importance of good blood sugar control

There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. You can manage it by taking good care of yourself. If you take good care of yourself, you can live a long healthy life with diabetes. Monitoring your blood sugar tells you if your medicine is working. It also shows you how physical activity and the foods you eat are affecting your blood sugar. The keys to staying healthy are to:

1) Take your medication, 2) Get regular exercise, 3) Eat a healthy meal plan, and 4) Sustain emotional well-being

Know the key things you need to know about diabetes, get support from those around you, and even when it's not easy, work to keep a positive attitude. Then you can manage your diabetes - rather than have it managing you.

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