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RESOURCE: Tests and Procedures

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A new post over at the DiabetesSisters blog gives an overview of test that all people with diabetes should have.  You can check it out here: https://diabetessisters.org/article/what-does-it-all-mean-common-tests-and-procedures

Are you familiar with these tests?  Do you have them regularly?

Honestly, I'm not familiar with that last one, CRP, and I'm not sure I've ever had it.  I only get my blood pressure and A1C checked every 6 months.  The rest I have checked annually, which they recommend.  (Although I'll admit, I'm overdue for my eye exam.)

How about you?

posted May 9 in Resource by KarenG (16,340 points)

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What about dental checks?  Seems like I've read that people with diabetes have higher risks of gum disease and other problems in the mouth.
answered May 24 by brittonk (540 points)
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I agree, brittonk, dental checks should definitely be added to that list!!
answered May 24 by KarenG (16,340 points)
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