What to Expect with Diabetes

You may have to visit your doctor more often than you'd like.Mother & Daughter talking to doctor

The doctor will want to check your eyes and kidneys, even your feet! This is because the blood glucose can hurt many different parts of you if it stays too high.

You might have to check your blood glucose with a "finger stick" or your parents might check for you. Sometimes people check their blood glucose like this many times a day. This is to make sure your medication and food are balancing each other.