Course Description

You should have a plan for managing your diabetes when you’re sick. 

It should include:

  • how often to check your blood glucose level 
  • whether you should check for ketones
  •  whether you should change your usual dose of your diabetes medicines
  • what to eat and drink
  • when to call your doctor

This course includes the information you need to take care of yourself if you have diabetes and you become sick.

CEO of Nutrition and Health Works, LLC

Juanita Weaver-Reiss MBA MPH RD LD CDCES CLT

Juanita Weaver-Reiss is a dietitian and a coach with 29 years of experience in the field of nutrition. She provides practical "hands on" tools and practical information to make needed changes. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    What is a sick day for a person with diabetes?

  • 3

    Preventing problems when you are sick

    • Having a sick day plan helps to prevent problems

  • 4

    What a sick day plan looks like

    • Sick day plan

  • 5

    Toolkits for sick days

    • Toolkits for when you are sick

    • Sick day food handout

    • Sick day handout for food and medication kits

  • 6

    Worksheet for creating your personal sick day plan

    • Worksheet for making a sick day plan

  • 7

    Next Steps...

    • Before you go...

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