Health & Wellness

Diabetic tips

At each diabetes visit

Blood pressure

Weight check

Foot check

Annually

Lipid profile (every 2 years if normal)

Dilated eye exam (every 2 to 3 years if normal)

Nerve damage

Comprehensive foot exam

Serum creatinine and urinalysis for protein, microalbumin, albumin-to-creatinine ratio to detect kidney disease

Twice a year

A1C (quarterly if not meeting goals)

Dental exam (your doctor may recommend more frequent visits)

Vaccinations

Influenza (annually)

Pneumoccal (usually once, repeat if over 64 or immunocompromised and last vaccination was more than five years ago.) 

At each diabetes visit

Blood pressure

Weight check

Foot check

Annually

Lipid profile (every 2 years if normal)

Dilated eye exam (every 2 to 3 years if normal)

Nerve damage

Comprehensive foot exam

Serum creatinine and urinalysis for protein, microalbumin, albumin-to-creatinine ratio to detect kidney disease

Twice a year

A1C (quarterly if not meeting goals)

Dental exam (your doctor may recommend more frequent visits)

Vaccinations

Influenza (annually)

Pneumoccal (usually once, repeat if over 64 or immunocompromised and last vaccination was more than five years ago.)

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