Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Poo now in pill form to treat gut infection > Health-in-Motion 14 November 2016 All diabetes should know their risks As a diabetic, education and counselling regarding managing your diabetes is important. Do not neglect your health. An appropriate diet, exercise, taking your medication or insulin regularly as prescribed by your doctor, and regular blood sugar monitoring are important. So too is it imperative to have your blood pressure, your eyes, your kidney function and cholesterol checked annually or more often if advised by your doctor. The HbA1C test should be done 2–3 times a year to assess the average blood sugar control over a 3 month period. 0 More: Daily Dose: Poo now in pill form to treat gut infectionHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SA researchers find urine test better for rapid TB testing Medical SEE:7 of the world's most famous TB patients Medical TB patients dying without dignity as drug resistance soars Medical Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthy Lifestyle Oil foils: your skin-care guide for acne-prone skin Medical SEE: How long should a cough last? From our sponsors How to care for your vaginal flora Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?