This section focuses on the medical management of type 1 diabetes which includes insulin replacement therapy by injection as well as the pump. It stresses the importance of blood sugar self-monitoring, learning how to adjust your food and insulin to prevent/correct highs and lows with the ultimate goal of avoiding as many short term and long term complications of diabetes as possible.
This section includes:
- Monitoring your blood sugar
- Ketone testing: urine or blood
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
- Insulin/medication options
- Insulin pumps