Diabetes Care

Survey for People with Diabetes

We would love to hear how our patients are doing and what we can do to improve educational resources for your health. Please take a moment to complete this quick survey on diabetic eye exams (choose the survey link according to your health plan insurance provider):
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Resources for People with Diabetes

Comprehensive Diabetes Booklet
Diabetes, unlike most health concerns, often remains a chronic condition and requires daily management by the patient. We would love to share some educational resources with you in order to help you manage your diabetes. Because so much of your day-to-day treatment is in your hands, including your healthy living habits, it is important to learn as much about diabetes as you can.
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Important Tests and Exams to Help Manage Diabetes
Generally, your health care provider needs to know how well your diabetes is controlled and whether complications of diabetes are starting or getting worse. From eye, foot, urine and blood tests – there is a variety of routine checks that can help ensure you are on the right track.
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Diabetic Eye Exam
Diabetics should get a special eye exam in addition to a regular eye exam that views the retina for damage. Complications from diabetes can damage to your vision if left untreated and begins prior to any apparent symptoms. Learn about the importance of regular diabetic eye exams.
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Components of Healthy Eating
You may find that healthy eating is easier than you thought and well worth the effort. This booklet gives you up-to-date information to help you maintain a healthy diet. What you choose to eat, and how much you eat, can have a serious impact on your quality of life.
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Recipe Booklet for People with Diabetes
Good nutrition is a very important part of diabetes management. In spite of what you might have heard, having diabetes does not mean you have to give up all the foods you enjoy. However, learning to eat healthy, satisfying meals is an important part of your treatment.