Preparing for a Diabetes Visit With Your Doctor

You are the most important member of your health care team. Your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, diabetes educator, and dietitian are all available to assist and support you in your care.

In addition to your daily self-care, it's important to stay up to date with lab tests, screenings, and clinic appointments. Keeping regular appointments with your doctor and getting tests and screenings on time can help you be an active partner with your health care team.

What Your Doctor Will Do

When you contact your doctor and other members of your health care team, you should expect them to:

What You Can Do to Prepare for Your Visits

Members of your health care team need you to take part in the following ways:

Points to Review With Your Doctor

Some of the things you might want to talk about with your doctor and the other members of your health care team include:

Clinical review by David McCulloch, MD
Group Health
Reviewed 03/01/2014