Know more about when and how frequently you need to do different health assessments for better managing your diabetes and preventing complications
Learn how to recognize, prevent and treat low blood glucose in a safe and effective way.
An introduction to the relationship between good blood glucose control and good oral health. Follow these steps in keeping your teeth and gum healthy.
A in-depth discussion on the relationship between diabetes and oral health. Bring this material to your next doctor's or diabetes educator's visit to discuss further.
A in-depth discussion on the relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease. Bring this material to your next doctor's or diabetes educators visit to discuss further.
Use your weight and height to find out your body mass index, BMI. This index assesses your risk for health conditions that are related to weight. The health indications from the BMI for Asian adults living in the United States are different than that for non-Hispanic white.
Know the risk factors for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, and find out what you can do to delay, or even prevent, diabetes.
Asian Americans should be screened for diabetes when their BMI is 23 or above, as their risk for diabetes will be higher. Use this packet to find out your BMI and other risk factors for diabetes, and bring this packet to your next doctor's appointment.