On this page you will find some information “pills” which will help you to learn more about diabetes and how to make appropriate self-care decisions.
Learn how insulin works and what the mechanism of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is.
Learn what blood glucose is, how and when you should measure it, and what the warning signs are for hypo and hyperglycemia.
Learn about diabetes therapy and how and when you should use insulin.
Learn the main rules of a healthy diet, and about how important physical activity is when managing diabetes.
Learn what Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is, when it occurs and how you can monitor it.
The content of the information pills has been reviewed and approved by Professor Maria Felicia Faienza, “B.Trambusti” Paediatric Clinic, Giovanni XXIII Paediatric Hospital, Bari, Specialist in Paediatrics, and by Doctor Clara Zecchino, “B.Trambusti” Paediatric Clinic, Giovanni XXIII Paediatric Hospital, Bari, Specialist in Paediatrics.