(HealthDay News) -- When you're sick, your blood glucose can fluctuate sharply. So if you're diabetic, it's important to plan for changes triggered by illness.
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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says your plan should include:
- How frequently you should check your blood glucose.
- Checking your blood and urine for ketones.
- Changes to your usual insulin or medication doses.
- What you should eat and drink.
- Which events should prompt a call to your doctor.
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