Diabetes: Educational Material for Newly Diagnosed Patients and Parents – Part 1 of 2

Introduction to diabetes; diagnosis criteria; causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes; signs and symptoms of diabetes; diabetes management plan; achieving target blood glucose; blood glucose/sugar monitoring; continuous glucose monitoring systems; insulin; different types of insulin; rotating insulin injection sites; Lantus/Levemir insulin; bolus insulins; insulin to carbohydrate ratio; correcting high blood sugars; corrections factors; dosing before meals

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