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Type 1 Diabetes: 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  1. What causes type 1 diabetes? Can it be cured?

  2. What’s the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

  3. What steps should I take to manage my diabetes?

  4. Do I need to take insulin? Will I need to give myself injections or are there other ways to take insulin?

  5. What supplies should I keep on hand to help manage my diabetes?

  6. Will I have to change my diet to help control my diabetes? What should I eat? How often should I eat?

  7. What should I do in case of a blood sugar emergency (hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia)?

  8. What regular follow-up care do I need for my diabetes?

  9. What other health problems can type 1 diabetes cause? How can these be prevented or controlled?

  10. How else will having type 1 diabetes affect my life?

 

 

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