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Do you have Diabetes?

You have a lot on your mind right now. Don’t forget your health!

This flyer is provided in Portable Document Format [PDF–209 KB].

Even now you can help keep your diabetes under control. Take Action!

medicine and foot

Keep taking your diabetes medicine

Check your feet every day

  • Check for cuts or red spots
  • Check for blisters
  • Check for swelling

Check your sugar levels 3 or 4 times a day

If your sugar is getting low...

hard candy and juice

Do ONE of these:

  • Take 2 to 3 blood sugar tablets

OR

  • Drink ½ cup of fruit juice or soda pop

OR

  • Eat 3 to 5 pieces of hard candy
vegetables

Try to eat healthy foods

  • Try to eat foods like fruits, beans and vegetables
  • Try NOT to eat too much salt or sugar or fat
  • Try NOT to drink alcohol

doctor

Ask to see a doctor or nurse to help you with your Diabetes.


 

 
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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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    Atlanta, GA 30333
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