Karen Schroeder Kassel, MS, RD, MEd
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The goal of diabetes treatment is to maintain blood glucose (sugar) levels and HbA1c levels within a healthy range. By doing so, you will feel better on a daily basis and will help prevent or delay the complications associated with diabetes. Talk to your doctor about what a healthy blood glucose range is for you.
The main components of treatment are:
For detailed information on treatment, click on the following:
Diabetes mellitus type 2. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated July 29, 2013. Accessed August 28, 2013.
American Diabetes Association website. Available at:
http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-2/?loc=DropDownDB-type2. Accessed August 28, 2013.
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