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During times of illness, blood glucose levels might be affected, so it is important to be prepared to manage your diabetes as well. Each illness and person is unique, but often during times of infections or fever, blood glucose levels tend to increase while in times of nausea/vomiting and diarrhea, blood glucose levels might decrease.
Consult your doctor for any question regarding which medications are safe to take while being sick.
Below are some general recommendations on when to call your doctor and how to manage blood glucose levels during times of illness.