- Nov 02
Take Control of Your Diabetes
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month
When managing your Blood Sugar… every choice matters! You can control diabetes with a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition, and support. Talk to your Doctor about a diabetes management plan today.
Take Control of Your Diabetes!
If you’re living with diabetes, it’s important for you to KNOW YOUR ABC’s:
- BLOOD PRESSURE
TARGET BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS:
- Right Before Your Meal: 80 to 130
- Two Hours After Meal: Below 180
TARGET BLOOD PRESSURE & CHOLESTEROL:
- Target Blood Pressure: 130/80 mmHg
- Bad Cholesterol Under 100 (LDL)
EXERCISE AT LEAST 30 MINUTES DAILY – Moderate aerobic exercise each day can help reduce the risk for complications. Regular exercise can lower blood sugar and “bad” cholesterol, help you lose weight, keep your heart & body healthy.
TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR – about what works best to manage your diabetes. The proper test, support, and a healthy lifestyle can save your life!
KNOW YOUR NUMBERS – Call Excel Medical Center for your annual exam today @ 267-335-5264.
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association