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Sick Days and Stress Days, with Dr. Jamie Wood

April 19, 2020

Screenside Chats with CWD Sick Days and Stress Days with Dr. Jamie Wood Concerned about how to handle diabetes if you get sick? Dr. Jamie Wood walks our community through how to handle stress and sick days with diabetes. Download the Sick Days and Stress Days presentation (PDF) International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes […]

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Sick Days

March 19, 2019

Sick Days and Diabetes Sick Day Checklist What happens when insulin is already on board but food comes back up? What do you do if blood sugars stay high no matter what you do during illness? Managing sick days can be challenging, and planning ahead can save you a lot of stress. Here are a […]

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How confident are you in your ability to manage sick days and diabetes?

April 17, 2019

How confident are you in your ability to manage sick days and diabetes? April 10 – 17, 2019 Managing type 1 diabetes during illness requires more attention than you might realize to ensure that your blood sugars remain in your target range. Sick day management training is taught shortly after diagnosis, and should be reviewed […]

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My daughter is sick about once a week and has already missed four days of school this year. Why would she be getting sick so often?

September 28, 2009
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My mother has diabetes and takes shots twice a day. When she doesn’t take her shots for a couple of days, she gets sick. I live away from my mom, and she doesn’t like to tell anyone she’s out of medicine. When she’s sick, what signs should I look for?

April 12, 2001
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About four months ago, we lost our 23 year old son, who had Down’s syndrome, to undiagnosed type 1 diabetes. He was sick for about eight days before he went into a diabetic coma, was in that for a week, then he died. Do you have any information about Down’s Syndrome and type 1 diabetes?

December 31, 2001
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My 23 month old grandson has been sick with a cold for several days, and his urine today showed high ketones with negative sugar. Isn’t it possible for the ketone burning to be a result of his illness and not eating?

May 26, 2001
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My granddaughter is 15. She was diagnosed at age 8. Every month 3 days prior to her menstrual period, she gets very sick. Throwing up, high sugars and wound up in the hospital with ketoacidosis. Will this happen every month or eventually straighten itself out?

September 28, 1999
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My six year old, who has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, has been “sick” her entire life. Her tonsils are now out, she has had three sets of tubes, has had sinus surgery and has had three sinus endoscope procedures. The longest period of time she has been off antibiotics in her life is 34 days. Could all this be related to the diagnosis of diabetes?

June 13, 2001
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