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Blood Sugar Decreased Type 1 Diabetes
- Always wear a medical alert bracelet.
- Ask your doctor about treatment with glucagon if you are at risk for insulin reactions.
- Ask your doctor about using a sliding scale for insulin based on your blood sugars.
- Carry fast-acting carbohydrates with you when you exercise.
- Check your blood sugar as directed.
- Check your blood sugar at the first signs of hypoglycemia.
- Do not exercise immediately after taking regular insulin.
- Do not increase your insulin dosage without taking to your doctor first.
- Exercise with a partner who knows what to do if your blood sugar drops.
- Follow your doctor's instructions for insulin dosage, diet and exercise.
- Take extra glucose by mouth at the first signs of hypoglycemia.
- Eat sugar as soon as you have symptoms of hypoglycemia, and then check your blood sugar.
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