When do I call the healthcare provider for a child who has type 1 diabetes?

Call the doctor if the child is:

  • Ill with a fever, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Suffering from a significant injury
  • Needs surgery
  • Prescribed with new medication

What should I ask the doctor about managing my child’s diabetes?

To manage diabetes daily, ask your provider about diabetes self-management education and to recommend a diabetes educator.

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