While diabetes cannot be cured, it can be controlled. Your healthcare team can help decide the best way to manage your diabetes. Keeping your sugar level under control will help you enjoy a healthier life. You can control diabetes by:

  • Being active
  • Eating right
  • Learning about diabetes
  • Monitoring your blood sugar level
  • Taking medications as prescribed
  • Working with your healthcare team which may include a doctor, dietitian, podiatrist, and others

For more information, see the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.