Diabetes: Questions for Your Doctor

If you have diabetes, here are a few sample questions you might ask your doctor. Print — and take this list with you to your next doctor visit.

❏ How often should I check my blood sugar?

❏ How do I use a glucose meter — and what should my levels be?

❏ What is an A1C test — and how often should I have one?

❏ Will I need to follow a special eating and exercise plan?

❏ Do I need to take medications? If so, how do I use them? Are there any side effects I should know about?

❏ When should I have tests to check for kidney problems?

❏ What should my blood pressure, cholesterol and weight goals be?

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The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and not intended to be nor should be construed as medical or other advice. You should consult your own doctor and/or an appropriate professional to determine what may be right for you. Treatment options mentioned may not be covered by your benefit plan. Check your plan for specific coverage details.