Diabetes | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • My mother has diabetes. Should I be tested?
  • I’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. If I lose weight and eat better, will it go away?
  • What is the best thing I can do to control my diabetes?
  • Am I at risk for any complications from diabetes?
  • Which glucose meter is best for me?
  • Will I need to take insulin?
  • Are there any other medicines I can take to help control diabetes?
  • Are my children at higher risk for diabetes?
  • What exercise program is right for me?
  • When should I call my doctor?


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Reviewed/Updated: 01/11
Created: 01/99