Diabetes Routines

We recommended the following routine checks for people with diabetes.

  • Annually: eye exam, microalbumin, and blood work that includes a lipid panel and kidney and liver function tests
  • Daily: Self foot exam and blood glucose checks, know your personal goals (70 to 130)
  • Every 3 to 4 months: A1c, goal: more than 6.5
  • Every Dr.'s office visit: blood pressure check and weight, blood pressure goal 130/80 or less for people with diabetes