Diagnosis & Tests
If you have diabetes, you should see your health care provider every 3 months. At these visits you can expect the health care provider to:
- Check your blood pressure
- Check the sensation (feeling) on your feet
- Check the skin and bones of your feet and legs
- Examine the back part of your eyes with a lighted instrument called an ophthalmoscope
Review Date : 5/20/2009
Reviewed By : Deborah Wexler, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Endocrinologist, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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