Sick Days, Tests, Procedures or Surgery

What if I am sick?

If you are sick it is very important to manage your diabetes. Sometimes your diabetes medication needs to be adjusted depending on your blood sugar readings. Continue testing your blood sugars regularly. Contact your physician and/or diabetes team if you have questions or concerns.

Click HERE for Sick Day Instructions for Type I Diabetes and Children

Click HERE for how to Stay Safe When You have Diabetes and are Sick or at Risk of Dehydration

Surgery or Tests

Depending on the type of surgery or test you may need to eat differently and/or diabetes medication may need to be adjusted. Contact your physician and/ or diabetes team if you have questions or concerns.

Click HERE for more information from our team on Type 1 diabetes and Sick Days

Click HERE for more information from our team on Type 2 diabetes and Sick Days

Click HERE for more information from our team on Managing Diet and Insulin for a Test or Procedure

Click HERE to visit Diabetes Canada website for information on managing your blood-glucose