Be a diabetes detective and solve the daily puzzles of good control
This self-care behavior focuses on the what ifsthat is, what to do if your glucose is too low or too high, or what to do if you become sick. Unfortunately, if your glucose is too high or too low, it may influence your problem-solving skills. Have a plan, ahead of time.
Visit these resources for key information on solving the health and lifestyle problems of diabetes:
Taking Care of Your Diabetes When You're Ill
Diabetes at Work and School
Paying for Diabetes Care
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I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...