What Does A1C Mean?
With this blood test, your doctor can identify prediabetes, or diagnose type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The test can also measure your average blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. Talk to your doctor to decide if this test is right for you.
What Is BMI?
Are you wondering if you should lose weight? Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple calculation based on your weight and height. Check out this tool from the American Diabetes Association.
Resources And Information
- NorCal 2-1-1 Prevent Diabetes
- American Diabetes Association
- CDC-Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
- Local Diabetes Data Maps
- Healthy Shasta-How to Eat Healthy and Stay Active in Shasta County
- Shasta Regional Medical Center-Health and Wellness
- Diabetes and Coronavirus
- Watch now- The Obesity Crisis and Diabetes
- ACES and Diabetes Risk
- 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines