Insulin Dependent Diabetes Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are my treatment options?
- How will I take insulin?
- Do I need to take additional medication?
- What are the risks associated with treatment?
- Do I need to stay in the hospital?
- How long will I be in the hospital?
- What are the complications I should watch for?
- How long will I be on medication?
- What are the potential side effects of my medication?
- Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
- Should I take my medication with food?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- When should I take insulin?
- How do I change my diet?
- What is a type 1 diabetes diet?
- Do I need to lose weight?
- Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
- When can I resume my normal activities?
- When can I return to work?
- Do I need a special exercise program?
- How often do I need to measure my blood sugar?
- When should I measure my blood sugar?
- What else can I do to reduce my risk for complications?
- How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
- How often will I need tests to evaluate my diabetes?
- What local support and other resources are available?
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