Do you know that there are certain tests you should always run if you are suffering from diabetes? Besides the normal blood sugar level test that is compulsory as you must know what your blood sugar reading is, to know how to tackle your problem. There are still other tests that are highly advisable for everyone suffering from diabetes, the earlier you get to know, the better for you.
In this article, we are going to have a look at some of the tests you should run regularly as someone suffering from diabetes. If you are suffering from diabetes and wondering the tests you should be running, then relax and read this piece till the end as you came to the right spot.
What Are The Tests You Should Be Going For Regularly As A Diabetic Patient?
1. Eye Tests; this is actually one test you should not miss every year. Reason being that people suffering from diabetes are at a higher risk of suffering eye problems like glaucoma, cataract and even retinopathy i.e. nerve damages in the retina which can also threaten a person's vision. It is for this reason that people suffering from diabetes are always advised to go for tests.
2. Kidney Tests; this is done to ensure your kidneys are working well. Diabetes is one disease that is capable of affecting literally every organ in the human body with kidney, heart being the most easily affected organs. If you are suffering from diabetes, endeavour to see a doctor once every year atleast to check your urine for a protein called albumin and to know if your kidneys are working perfectly.
3. Blood Pressure; diabetes or high blood sugar level is very close to hypertension. A person suffering from diabetes should endeavour to run blood pressure tests regularly because you are at a much higher chances of having a higher blood pressure than normal due to diabetes. So make sure you check your blood pressure regularly also.
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