Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Self-Care, Adult
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The following information explains what you need to know to manage your diabetes at home.
Having diabetes puts you at higher risk for other long-term (chronic) conditions, such as heart disease and kidney disease. These problems can get worse if you do not keep your blood glucose within the target range.
Eating and drinking
What you eat and drink affects your blood glucose and insulin dosage. Making good choices helps to control your diabetes and prevent other health problems. A healthy meal plan includes eating lean proteins, complex carbohydrates, fresh fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and healthy fats.
Always have a 15-gram rapid-acting carbohydrate snack with you to treat low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
Care for your body
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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