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The four pillars of diabetes management2

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Whether you’re newly diagnosed with prediabetes or have had diabetes for many years, you can still lead a full and satisfying life. The key to managing blood sugar levels is, in addition to oral medications, weight management, exercise, and eating a healthy diet.

Work with your diabetes health care team to build a personalized management plan that takes into account your blood sugar levels, needs, lifestyle, and food preferences. This plan may involve making major changes, some tougher than others. But don’t try to change everything at once.

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Be active

Be active

Maintain a healthy weight, include physical activity into your daily routine

Eat right

Eat right

Choose what, how much and when to eat

Track your blood Sugar

Track your blood Sugar

Regular monitoring helps you keep track and take necessary steps to control your blood sugar levels

Adhere to your treatment

Adhere to your treatment

Taking medicines (if needed) to help you reach your blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol goals

Try to focus on small, achievable goals, such as walking to the corner store if you usually take your car. Although these small changes may not seem like much in the beginning, after a while, they can add up to become part of your daily routine with measurable health benefits.3

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