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The A1C test is a great way to check your overall blood glucose control. Learn the latest ways to improve your diabetes A1C levels here.
For about $10, you can get an effective workout at home. One bow...
For about $10, you can get an effective workout at home. One bow-tie or figure-eight resistance band can help tone your upper body and core in no time.
Using a journal can help you keep track of portions, calories,...
Using a journal can help you keep track of portions, calories, and carbs. But more importantly, it can help you keep track of exercise, your moods, and your blood sugar. Here's how to use a journal to capture and change the way you think about managing diabetes.
We asked Diabetic Living readers to submit their best diabetes...
We asked Diabetic Living readers to submit their best diabetes tips for living well with diabetes and taking control of their health. From cooking to weight loss, find out what works for real people with diabetes.

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Knowing, monitoring, and controlling your ABCs—A1C, blood...
Knowing, monitoring, and controlling your ABCs—A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol—is essential to diabetes care. Find out why these measures are so important, plus what the numbers mean and how often you should get tested.
One strip can cost $1, and some people with diabetes must test...
One strip can cost $1, and some people with diabetes must test their blood sugar more than five times a day. The cost of test strips can add up fast. Here's how to be sure you're getting your money's worth.
For many years, A1C has been a key indicator of long-term blood...
For many years, A1C has been a key indicator of long-term blood glucose control, and most people have been encouraged to keep their A1C at 7 percent or less. Today, one A1C goal doesn’t fit everyone’s needs. What A1C level should you shoot for?
Good blood glucose control is vital to diabetes care. Studies...
Good blood glucose control is vital to diabetes care. Studies have shown that good control can prevent or delay the onset of complications. Here are 15 steps you can take to control your blood sugar.
Monitoring blood glucose levels lets you check how well -- or...
Monitoring blood glucose levels lets you check how well -- or not -- your diabetes-care plan is working. Learn how to choose the right meter for you and get the most out of your readings.
The best measure of long-term average blood glucose control is a...
The best measure of long-term average blood glucose control is a simple laboratory test called the A1C. On-target blood glucose control helps you feel your best and prevent or delay complications.