People who have
type 1 diabetes need to work closely with their
doctors to find the right balance of diet, insulin, and exercise to keep their
blood sugar levels within a
target range. That combination will vary over time,
especially for children.
Daily treatment for diabetes
Other steps to take
People with type 1 diabetes
also need to:
medical identification at all times so that, in case of emergency, health
professionals can see that they have diabetes.
- Treat high and low blood sugar levels quickly to prevent an
- Take extra care of their feet, gums, and teeth to
prevent problems that may develop because of high blood sugar.
how to adjust their diet or insulin doses
when they are sick or when they become pregnant.
- Have regular medical checkups to monitor the disease and adjust
treatment as needed.
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