People with diabetes can lead healthy and productive lives with appropriate medical care and regular self-management of blood sugar levels.Consistent blood glucose monitoring and management as well as adopting healthy behaviors and routine medical care are critical for people with diabetes.
Blood sugar management and healthy lifestyles help people with diabetes prevent or delay some of the serious problems diabetes can cause. Keeping Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol within the desired range will help lower the chances of heart attack, stroke and other complications of diabetes. People who don’t smoke or use tobacco, maintain a healthy weight and exercise regularly improve their odds of a healthy life for years to come.
Provide diabetes prevention and management activities to encourage your at risk employees to:
Managing diabetes is not always easy, but it is important. With guidance from their health care providers, and information and support where they work, people with diabetes can take simple steps inside and outside the workplace to manage their disease and delay or prevent complications.