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Parents of kids with diabetes need to take a few extra steps to keep blood sugar levels
under control on sick days.
Being sick is no fun for anyone. For people with diabetes, being sick can also affect
blood sugar levels.
To keep blood sugar levels under control, you have to check them regularly. Learn
about checking and recording your child's blood sugar levels.
Advice for home life, school, play, and dining out.
When you have a child with diabetes, you and your family have a lot to learn, but
you don't have to go it alone. Your child's diabetes health care team can help.
Taking care of your diabetes includes knowing when to call a doctor and get medical
To keep your diabetes under control, stay healthy, and prevent future problems, you
need to keep blood sugar levels in a healthy range. To do that, check and track those
Keeping blood sugar levels under control can help keep you healthy and prevent health
problems from happening down the road. Find out more.
When blood glucose levels (also called blood sugar levels) are too high, it's called
hyperglycemia. A major goal in controlling diabetes is to keep blood sugar levels
as close to the desired range as possible.
Taking medicines is a major part of staying healthy if you have diabetes because they
help you keep your blood sugar levels under control.