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1

why do we monitor?

to guide treatment desicions
to reduce risk of diabetes complications
to avoid hypoglycaemia
to avoid hyperglycaeama
to avoid KA
to be safe in society
to empower patients to control their diabtes

2

how/what do we measure?

glycated hemoglobin
home glucose monitoring
blood ketone monitoring
urine testing

3

targets for blood glucose monitoring

4-7mmol/L pre meal

4

what is the treatment for severe hypo?

glucagon 1mg -inject into buttock/arm/thigh

5

treatment for hypo?

consume 15-20g of glucose