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Diabetes

Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes?
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    (Due to small sample size ADD data are not listed for the remaining diabetes questions)

 How old were you when you were told you have diabetes
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Are you now taking insulin?
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Are you now taking diabetes pills?
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About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar?  Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional.
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About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations?  Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include  times when checked by a health professional.
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Have you ever had any sores or irritations on your feet that took more than four weeks to heal?
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About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?
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A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months.  About how many times in the past 12 months has a
 doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?
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About how many times in the past 12 months has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?
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When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?  This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.
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Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?
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Have you ever taken a course or class in how to manage your diabetes yourself?

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Last Updated 11/13/2006
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