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Guidelines for adjusting insulin

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Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2010.
Pamphlet Number
0367
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Frequent blood sugar monitoring is essential prior to any insulin adjustments. Always adjust for low sugars first. The pamphlet identifies that regular blood sugar monitoring is essential prior to adjusting any insulin. A table is provided which shows the usual range of action for commonly used insulins. You should only be adjusting your insulin if your health care provider has approved this practice.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2010
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes mellitus - drug therapy
Insulin - administration and dosage
Other Subjects
Diabetes
Insulin--Therapeutic use--Administration
Specialty
Diabetes
Medications
Abstract
Frequent blood sugar monitoring is essential prior to any insulin adjustments. Always adjust for low sugars first. The pamphlet identifies that regular blood sugar monitoring is essential prior to adjusting any insulin. A table is provided which shows the usual range of action for commonly used insulins. You should only be adjusting your insulin if your health care provider has approved this practice.
Responsibility
Prepared by Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0367

Understanding your lipid profile

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34862
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
1026
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In this pamphlet triglycerides, cholesterol HDL ratio and LDL cholesterol are defined. Lowering your cholesterol HDL ratio and LDL cholesterol reduces your risk for heart attack, stroke and circulation problems. Tips on how to lower these and triglyceride are provided. There are also guidelines on how to reduce the fat in your diet.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Other Subjects
Cholesterol
Lipids in human nutrition
Specialty
Food and nutrition
Abstract
In this pamphlet triglycerides, cholesterol HDL ratio and LDL cholesterol are defined. Lowering your cholesterol HDL ratio and LDL cholesterol reduces your risk for heart attack, stroke and circulation problems. Tips on how to lower these and triglyceride are provided. There are also guidelines on how to reduce the fat in your diet.
Responsibility
Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
1026

Diabetes and non-prescription drugs

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34133
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2010.
Pamphlet Number
0322
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It is important for people who have diabetes to be careful when selecting an over-the-counter medicine. Harmful medicines and those that are OK are listed for pain, coughs and colds, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea.Your pharmacist is the best person to help you choose non-prescription medicines.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2010
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes mellitus - drug therapy
Drugs, non-prescription
Other Subjects
Diabetes--Complications
Drugs
Specialty
Diabetes
Medications
Abstract
It is important for people who have diabetes to be careful when selecting an over-the-counter medicine. Harmful medicines and those that are OK are listed for pain, coughs and colds, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea.Your pharmacist is the best person to help you choose non-prescription medicines.
Responsibility
Prepared by Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0322

Taking care on sick days : insulin requiring diabetes

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Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2010.
Pamphlet Number
0370
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Items needed to manage a sick day are listed. Always take your usual dose of insulin. When you are sick, your blood sugar rises and you may actually need more regular/Humalog insulin. Insulin Adjustment Guidelines are provided for sick days. Only follow these guidelines under the supervision of a health professional. Some carbohydrates that you may use to prevent a low blood sugar are listed. Symptoms that require medical assistance are given.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2010
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes mellitus - prevention and control
Insulin - administration and dosage
Nonprescription Drugs
Other Subjects
Diabetes--Complications
Insulin--Therapeutic use--Administration
Specialty
Diabetes
Abstract
Items needed to manage a sick day are listed. Always take your usual dose of insulin. When you are sick, your blood sugar rises and you may actually need more regular/Humalog insulin. Insulin Adjustment Guidelines are provided for sick days. Only follow these guidelines under the supervision of a health professional. Some carbohydrates that you may use to prevent a low blood sugar are listed. Symptoms that require medical assistance are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0370

Low blood sugar : insulin requiring diabetes

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34142
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2010.
Pamphlet Number
0365
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Low blood sugar happens when there is too much insulin and not enough sugar in the blood stream. We have listed the causes of low blood sugar, the symptoms and the appropriate action to treat low blood sugar.The best action to take if you should develop low blood sugar while driving is given. Always be prepared to treat low blood sugar by carrying some form of sugar and wearing diabetes identification. The French version of this pamphlet 1110, "Hypoglycémie - Diabète insulino-dépendant", is als…
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2010
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (1 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes complications - prevention and control
Hypoglycemia - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Diabetes--Complications
Hypoglycemia
Abstract
Low blood sugar happens when there is too much insulin and not enough sugar in the blood stream. We have listed the causes of low blood sugar, the symptoms and the appropriate action to treat low blood sugar.The best action to take if you should develop low blood sugar while driving is given. Always be prepared to treat low blood sugar by carrying some form of sugar and wearing diabetes identification. The French version of this pamphlet 1110, "Hypoglycémie - Diabète insulino-dépendant", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0365

Low blood sugar

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34122
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2010.
Pamphlet Number
0313
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Low blood sugar is when there is too much insulin and not enough sugar in the blood stream. The causes of low blood sugar, symptoms, and the appropriate action to treat low blood sugar are listed. Always be prepared to treat low blood sugar by carrying some form of sugar and wearing diabetes identification.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2010
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Glucose
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Hypoglycemia
Other Subjects
Blood sugar
Hypoglycemia
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes
Specialty
Diabetes
Food and nutrition
Abstract
Low blood sugar is when there is too much insulin and not enough sugar in the blood stream. The causes of low blood sugar, symptoms, and the appropriate action to treat low blood sugar are listed. Always be prepared to treat low blood sugar by carrying some form of sugar and wearing diabetes identification.
Responsibility
Prepared by Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0313

Live well with diabetes : an educational manual for the person with type 2 diabetes

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35395
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2013.
Pamphlet Number
0028
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The manual covers common words about diabetes management that the patient should know, how to make lifestyle changes, information to help with healthy eating habits, suggestions for getting more exercise, and tips for dealing with things like travel and stress.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2013
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (45 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 - diet therapy
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 - prevention and control
Other Subjects
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes
Specialty
Diabetes
Abstract
The manual covers common words about diabetes management that the patient should know, how to make lifestyle changes, information to help with healthy eating habits, suggestions for getting more exercise, and tips for dealing with things like travel and stress.
Responsibility
Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0028

Self blood glucose monitoring

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34127
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
0316
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People who have diabetes should test their blood sugars. Good blood glucose levels help to reduce the risk of diabetes complications. We have provided information on why one should test, testing tips, and alternate site testing.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood glucose - analysis
Blood glucose monitoring
Other Subjects
Blood sugar monitoring
Specialty
Diabetes
Abstract
People who have diabetes should test their blood sugars. Good blood glucose levels help to reduce the risk of diabetes complications. We have provided information on why one should test, testing tips, and alternate site testing.
Responsibility
Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
0316

How to cut back on salt

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35381
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2012.
Pamphlet Number
1303
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This brochure was prepared to offer some tips on how to lower the salt in your daily diet. Foods to include and those to avoid are reviewed and a recipe a “Herb Shaker” is provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2012
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Sodium, Dietary
Other Subjects
Salt-free diet
Salt-free diet--Recipes
Specialty
Food and nutrition
Abstract
This brochure was prepared to offer some tips on how to lower the salt in your daily diet. Foods to include and those to avoid are reviewed and a recipe a “Herb Shaker” is provided.
Responsibility
Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
1303

Hypoglycémie

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams34819
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2011.
Pamphlet Number
1110
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Cette brochure a été préparée par le Centre de gestion du diabète de l'hôpital QEII, régie Capital, en Nouvelle-Écosse. L'hypoglycémie survient lorsqu'il y a un surplus d'insuline et un manque de sucre dans le sang. Les causes et les symptômes de l'hypoglycémie sont énumérés, ainsi que les mesures à prendre pour le traitement. La meilleure chose à faire en cas de crise d'hypoglycémie pendant la conduite d'un véhicule est expliquée. Soyez toujours prêt à traiter un faible taux de glycémie en aya…
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Diabetes Management Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2011
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([3] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Glucose
Hypoglycemia
Other Subjects
Blood sugar
Diabetes
Hypoglycemia
Abstract
Cette brochure a été préparée par le Centre de gestion du diabète de l'hôpital QEII, régie Capital, en Nouvelle-Écosse. L'hypoglycémie survient lorsqu'il y a un surplus d'insuline et un manque de sucre dans le sang. Les causes et les symptômes de l'hypoglycémie sont énumérés, ainsi que les mesures à prendre pour le traitement. La meilleure chose à faire en cas de crise d'hypoglycémie pendant la conduite d'un véhicule est expliquée. Soyez toujours prêt à traiter un faible taux de glycémie en ayant toujours avec vous un aliment sucré et en portant un bracelet indiquant que vous souffrez de diabète.
This pamphlet is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0365, “Low blood sugar insulin requiring diabetes". This pamphlet was prepared by the Diabetes Management Centre. Low blood sugar occurs when there is too much insulin and not enough sugar in the blood stream. The causes of low blood sugar, the symptoms, and the appropriate action to treat low blood sugar are listed. The best action to take if you should develop a low blood sugar while driving is given. Always be prepared to treat low blood sugar by carrying some form of sugar and wearing diabetes identification.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diabetes Management Centre
Pamphlet Number
1110

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