- If and when your patients have an elevated A1C/glucose levels, teach the importance of managing it, what normal levels are and teach ways to lower glucose levels, including referral to diabetes education.
- Don’t take for granted that your patients, even if they work in the field, will know what to do nor expect them to do it.
- By learning more, this patient says…”By finding a health care provider who took my numbers and family history seriously, and recommended early and aggressive treatment, I am confident that I have delayed and may even have prevented the disaster of devastating and costly diabetic complications.”
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