87% of patients with type 1 diabetes, and 43% of type 2 diabetics will experience hypoglycemia. That means that nearly all of Type 1 and almost half of type 2 diabetics will experience one or multiple hypoglycemic events at some point in treatment. Learn more about how patients taking insulin can prevent hypoglycemia and achieve optimal blood sugar levels.
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How does the shut-off sensor on my insulin pump work?
Some insulin pumps now have an automatic shut-off function. Basically, if your blood sugar dips too low, the pump will actually turn off the release of any more insulin which will prevent you from going further into a hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) state. If you have questions about the capabilities of your insulin pump, you can ask your doctor or someone from your diabetes care team.
How does a blood glucose meter work?
There are several brands and designs for home blood sugar monitors, but the majority of them work in the same way. You have a test strip, you put a drop of your blood on the strip and then stick the strip into the monitoring device. It was take a moment and then display your blood sugar reading. You can ask your doctor, or even your pharmacist, about the best blood glucose monitor for you.
How can I prevent cervical cancer?
The only surefire way to prevent cervical cancer is to avoid sexual contact with other people. There are also measures that you can take to help prevent getting cervical cancer like having regular pap tests, and you can talk to your doctor about the HPV vaccination.