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Sick day management for health professionals

Clinical guiding principles for sick day management of adults with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes

This booklet aims to assist health professionals in providing best practice self-management advice and support for adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes when they experience an intercurrent illness. They may also be suitable for adults with other types of diabetes.

This document was developed by the Australian Diabetes Educators Association to support health care professionals.

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Diabetes Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this Country. We recognise their connection to land, waters, winds and culture. We pay the upmost respect to them, their cultures and to their Elders, past and present. We are committed to improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by diabetes and those at risk.

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