Diabetes Mellitus and Standards of Medical Care
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You can do many things to successfully manage your diabetes. Your health care providers will follow guidelines to help you get the best quality of care. Here are general guidelines for your diabetes management plan. Your health care providers may give you more specific instructions.
Dental and eye exams
Adults and children with diabetes should receive all other vaccines according to age-specific recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mental and emotional health
Screening for symptoms of eating disorders, anxiety, and depression is recommended at the time of diagnosis and after as needed. If your screening shows that you have symptoms, you may need more evaluation. You may work with a mental health care provider.
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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