How to recognize and treat low and high blood sugar.
How to handle yourself when feeling sick.
Storing medication and supplies in easy to reach places.
Wear an ID band.
*Best Way: Choose your favorite activity and exercise!
Self Testing Always have equipment and supplies needed to do self test in a handy bag. Use finger prick to stick finger, DO NOT use ____________ or ____________ . http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19811.htm
Self Testing Place drops of blood on indicator strips Record result and also date and time of reading. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19811.htm
Heart disease and stroke
High blood pressure
Problems in pregnancy
diabetes: Complications Body Map
Treatments for Type II Diabetes
Treatments take into consideration:
Specific ____________ ____________
Most Effective Treatments
Oral hypoglycemic agents
Urban&Scwarzberg. 1978 and http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19811.htm -More than a _________ of ALL diabetes can be satisfactorily controlled with diet alone http://www.diabetes.com/vp010014.html
Support groups can be found at health centers.
Getting into exercise groups with fellow ____________ .
Keeping active with friends and family.
Talking to a doctor about ways of dealing with diabetes.
diabetes: Meeting The Challenge Of Diabetes
In Conclusion, with the proper attention and treatment… Diabetes CAN Be Controlled, so DON’T let it control you!