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    1. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar

    2. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Topic Overview

      Medicines that can raise blood sugar in a person who has diabetes include:Barbiturates.Thiazide diuretics.Corticosteroids.Birth control pills (oral contraceptives) and progesterone.Catecholamines.Decongestants that contain beta-adrenergic agents, such as pseudoephedrine.The B vitamin niacin. The risk of high blood sugar from niacin lowers after you have taken it for a few months.The antipsychotic medicine olanzapine (Zyprexa).

    3. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Topic Overview

      Some people with diabetes use their insulin syringes more than once to save money. Talk with your doctor before reusing your syringes. Some people who have diabetes should not reuse their syringes, including people who have:Trouble seeing clearly.Trouble using their hands.Infections or open wounds.Some precautions to take if you reuse syringes:Put the cover back on the needle after use. The safest way to do this is to place the cover and syringe on a flat surface and slide the cover over the needle without letting the needle touch either the flat surface or your fingers. Only the inside of the cover should touch the needle. Do not hold the syringe straight up; you may accidentally stick yourself.Do not clean the needle with alcohol. Alcohol removes the silicone covering on the needle, causing it to become dull.Store the syringes at room temperature. It is best to store them with the covered needle pointing up to prevent insulin from blocking the needle opening.Dispose of reused

    4. Macrovascular Diabetes Complications - Topic Overview

      Sometimes complications develop even when risk factors such as blood sugar level and blood pressure have been controlled. But following your treatment to control your blood sugar levels is still an important part of your treatment.The most common serious complications from diabetes are coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke, kidney failure, blindness, and foot disease. All diabetes complications can require specialized medical treatment depending on their severity. Some of these conditions, such as CAD, may be adequately managed by your primary care doctor. If the disease progresses, you may need to see a specialist.Symptoms of diabetes complications can develop when you have prediabetes, diabetes that has not been diagnosed early, and even diabetes that has been treated. Complications of diabetes and symptoms of serious problemsComplication of diabetesConsequencesSymptomsSmall blood vessel (microvascular) diseases Weakening of small blood vessels called capillaries causes blood to

    5. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Topic Overview

      Many over-the-counter medicines can affect the blood sugar level of people with diabetes. Some should be used with caution and some should be avoided. Follow all instructions on the label. If you give medicine to your baby,follow your doctor’s advice about what amount to give. When you have a minor illness (such as a cold or the flu) and need a nonprescription medicine,talk with your doctor ...

    6. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Diabetes: Taking Care of Your Feet

    7. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Diabetes in Children: Checking Blood Sugar in a ChildDiabetes: Checking Your Blood SugarGestational Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar

    8. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Medicines

    9. Macrovascular Diabetes Complications - Setting a Goal to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

      WebMD shows how to set goals to prevent prediabetes from becoming type 2 diabetes.

    10. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Medicines

      Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) occurs when the sugar (glucose) level in the blood drops below what the body needs to function normally. Some pills for diabetes can cause low blood sugar. Key pointsLow blood sugar as a side effect of oral diabetes medications usually causes mild symptoms, such as sweating, shakiness, and hunger.Taking too many of your pills in one day, not eating enough food, or ..

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