Diabetes Awareness Month: Day 23

by Leighann on November 23, 2017

Diabetes Awareness Month Day 23

“A common misconception is that when children become adults, their type 1 diabetes will become type 2 diabetes.”

Every day during Diabetes Awareness Month, I will share a fact, tip, or thought on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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Diabetes Awareness Month: Day 22

“Ketones don’t only develop with high blood sugars, they can also develop with lows, such as with the stomach flu. Check ketones anytime a child vomits.”

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Diabetes Awareness Month: Day 21

“Illnesses that keep most children home from school for a day can send kids with diabetes to the hospital. The stomach flu can quickly become an emergency situation.”

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Carb Counting at the Thanksgiving Table

Carb counts of common Thanksgiving foods for people with type 1 diabetes.

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Diabetes Awareness Month: Day 20

“Growth hormones and illness can cause blood sugars to rise. Children with diabetes might need more insulin during growth spurts and when they are sick.”

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Diabetes Awareness Month: Day 19

“One plus one doesn’t always equal two with diabetes. You can do the same thing three days and get different results. Lots of factors affect blood sugars.”

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