Working with Your Health Care Provider
Why the Health Care Provider Asks for a Urine Sample
Few tests can match the routine urine analysis for telling your doctor what's going on inside your body.
Why the Health Care Provider Takes a Blood Sample
You probably don't enjoy giving a blood sample, but it's an important part of a physical exam. From a small sample of your blood, your health care provider can order scores of tests.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Diabetes
Are you tempted to try herbal remedies that promise to “cure” diabetes without prescription medication? Be sure you understand the limitations.
Your Diabetes Health Care Team
When you have diabetes, you’ll also have a team to help you manage your condition. You may see several health care providers every year who help keep you healthy.