Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes - At School or Work

How do you manage your diabetes while at school or work? Do your friends or colleagues know about it?

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When You're at School or Work

Take care of your diabetes when you're at school or at work:

  • Follow your meal plan.

  • Take your medicines and check your blood glucose as usual.

  • Tell your teachers, friends, or close co-workers about the signs of low blood glucose. You may need their help if your blood glucose drops too low.

  • Keep snacks nearby and carry some with you at all times to treat low blood glucose.

  • Tell your company nurse or school nurse that you have diabetes.
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