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Your name: __________________
You can make the most of your office visit by having this form with you when you talk with your doctor.
What to bring to every appointment
______ / ______
Time of day
After waking and before eating.
2 hours after a meal.
Less than 180 mg/dL
Another time of day:
Call your doctor if your blood sugar is below __________ mg/dL or above __________ mg/dL.
What it shows
How steady your blood sugar levels have been over time.
Less than 7% for most men and for most women who are not pregnant
The amount and type of fat in the blood.
Whether kidney disease is developing.
Less than 30 mg/g
Greater than 90 mL/min
Over time, high blood sugar can damage the nerves and blood vessels in your feet. Check your feet every day to help keep them healthy. Ask your doctor to do a foot exam at every visit.
Complete eye exam
Once a year. If you don't have any signs of diabetic retinopathy, your doctor may recommend an exam every 2 years.
Complete foot exam
Once a year
Dental exam and cleaning
Every 6 months
Liver function blood test
How often should I check my blood sugar?
What should I do if my blood sugar level is too low?
What should I do if my blood sugar level is too high?
Current as of: April 16, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineMatthew I. Kim MD - EndocrinologyDavid C.W. Lau MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
Current as of:
April 16, 2019
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Matthew I. Kim MD - Endocrinology & David C.W. Lau MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
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