Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times
Diabetes is part of your life. You can learn how to take care of yourself and your diabetes when you're sick, when you're at work or school, when you travel, when you're thinking about having a baby or are pregnant, or when there's an emergency or natural disaster.
Be prepared for illness. Make a plan ahead of time for sick days. Ask your health care team
Your health care team may recommend the following:
Your health care provider may say you should call right away if
You should call your health care provider if you have questions about taking care of yourself.
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Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes - At School or Work Question: How do you manage your diabetes while at school or work? Do your friends or colleagues know about it?
Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes - Emergencies Question: Describe what's in your emergency kit to manage your diabetes in case of a natural disaster or an emergency.
Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes - Pregnancy Question: Please share how you managed your diabetes while you were pregnant.
Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes - Helpful Tips Question: Please provide suggestions and tips for controlling your diabetes.
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