Your diabetes instructor or potentially specialist ought to be your first help when you have inquiries regarding diabetes.
You have to call your specialist if:
- You have diarrhea or vomiting.
- Your blood-glucose level is over 13.9mmol/l better than 24 hours.
- You have abdominal pain.
- You breathe harder.
These are the most important signs of diabetic ketoacidosis or hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state). In case you can’t get to your specialist and your mood isn’t showing signs of improvement, you should ask for an ambulance or have somebody to take you to emergency.
This is an emergency that is generally simple to treat in the beginning, but harder to keep under control (and even deadly), if not regarded as an important issue.
Symptoms you ought to never overlook
For low sugar (hypoglycaemia): dizziness, confusion, losing consciousness.
If one of these symptoms occurs, eat a glucose tablet or a spoon of honey and ask for your specialist help.
For high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia): frequent urination, you are thirsty all the time, you are always tired.
What to ask your doctor
On the off chance that you have diabetes, your doctor will give you a program to take after. This will show when you ought to visit different specialists and when you’ll need to complete some blood tests.
Here are some questions:
How regularly do I have to check my blood-glucose levels and how much should it be?
I know I have to control my blood glucose. Would i be able to do any kind of activity I like?
What should I do to protect my eyes?
See your specialist frequently – at least 4 times a year. You have to feel good making any inquiries related with your health (even “awkward” ones).