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Sick Day Guide

For a person with type 1 diabetes (T1D), everyday illnesses like the flu, a stomach virus, or a severe cold can have a big impact on your blood glucose levels and insulin needs. In some cases, a trip to the emergency department for intravenous fluids might be critical. Waiting too long to call your doctor can increase your risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or severe hypoglycemia.

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Here’s what you need to know about managing T1D when you’re sick based on guidelines established by physicians in the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1DX-QI).

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Esto es lo que necesita saber sobre cómo controlar la diabetes tipo uno cuando está enfermo.