You have just received a diagnosis of diabetes from the doctor and the news is starting to sink in – you’ve got diabetes and need to get your blood sugar levels under control.
There are so many devices and supplies that help keep your disease in check. Part of diabetes management is learning which types of products work best for you. Fortunately, with advancements in technology, devices are easier to use, less invasive and offer more options.
Talk to your diabetic care team about how the items below play different roles in managing diabetes, preventing complications and also notifying others if you are in an emergency situation.
- Insulin, Insulin Pens, Insulin Syringes, and Insulin Pump
- Blood Sugar Meters, Blood Lancets, and Diabetic Test Strips
- Ketone Test Strips
- Glucose Tablets and Glucagon
- Diabetes Medical Alert Bracelet
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