You’ve Taken the Pledge!
You’ve made an important decision by taking the pledge to work with your doctor to set and reach your A1C goal. You will also learn if you’re at risk of low blood glucose and how to help reduce that risk. You’re now on your way to reaching your goals.
Below you can read and accept your missions as part of America’s Diabetes Challenge. Be sure to work with your doctor to set goals for your A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol, as part of an individualized diabetes management plan that’s right for you. Remember, lifestyle changes, such as diet, exercise and medicines (if prescribed by your doctor), all play key roles in helping you get to your goals.
Are you close to someone with type 2 diabetes? If so, take some time to encourage them to work with their doctor to set and reach their A1C goal. Also learn if they’re at risk of low blood glucose and how to help reduce that risk. Ask what you can do to help. They don’t have to face their diabetes alone.
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