How Do I treat T1DM?


How Do I Treat Type 1 Diabetes?

T1DM is treated with insulin. The type and amount of insulin you need will be determined by your doctor and is based upon your age, weight, diet and exercise.

You will also need to monitor your blood glucose levels, eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to effectively manage your diabetes.

Why Do I Need To Treat My Diabetes?

When glucose is not absorbed into your cells, it starts to build up in your bloodstream. Over time, this can cause many problems.

When you manage your diabetes well, these problems can be avoided.

How Do I Manage My Diabetes Well?

Your blood glucose levels change during the day for many reasons. Diet, insulin, stress, and sickness all affect it. 

To keep your glucose levels steady it is important to measure your blood glucose regularly. Blood Glucose Monitors (BGM’s) are designed for you to do this at home, or wherever you are.

You are not alone!

Your GluCare team will work with you to help you learn how to manage your diabetes in a way that fits your lifestyle.

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