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Remember to pack the Sick Day Advice from your healthcare team. If you haven’t received these, ask your Diabetes Specialist Nurse.
These will explain exactly what to do if you become unwell. You can also find out more on our main sickness page.
Seek medical advice if:
If your sickness escalates when your GP is closed, contact your out of hours’ service, go to A&E or visit a walk-in centre.
Keep an updated list of all medication you take and a schedule of when you take them so healthcare providers can quickly review your medication history.
When you’re feeling better it’s a good idea to make a record of how you managed your illness. You can then refer to this next time you ultimately find yourself in similar circumstances.