Sick Days and Type 2 Diabetes

This fact sheet provides information on type 2 diabetes and managing sick days. When you have type 2 diabetes, everyday illnesses or infection can affect your blood glucose levels.

It is important to be prepared before you get sick—have a personalised sick day action plan and sick day management kit ready to use at the earliest sign of illness.

Discuss putting together your sick-day action plan and kit with your diabetes team.

Read more in our managing sick days for type 2 diabetes fact sheet.

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