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Spring Clean Your Diabetes Management!


Diabetes is a daily reminder that your body needs special, ongoing maintenance. If you are newly diagnosed, there is probably still much for you to learn about incorporating diabetes management into your daily life. However, if you've been monitoring your blood glucose for a while, you may feel like you can't teach an old diabetes pro new tricks. Or can you?

No matter how long it's been since you were diagnosed, there is always something new to learn. Spring is a great time to spruce up your diabetes management. Let our quiz spark your imagination as you consider what you can do differently to maintain or regain control.

This quiz is not a substitute for consultation with a qualified healthcare professional. Please read our disclaimer.

By Monica Gilbert Dennis, dLife Staff Writer

Reviewed by Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE. 7/14

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