Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels
Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Reference Making the Most of Your Appointment.
Questions to prepare for doctor appointment
You can help your doctor treat your condition by being prepared to answer the following questions:
- What steps did you take to correct your high or low blood sugar level? Did they help?
- Have you had signs of another illness?
- Have you made any recent changes in your diet, exercise, or medicines?
- What other prescription and nonprescription medicines do you take?
- Have you recently had increased emotional or physical stress?
- Have you noticed situations that trigger or may cause your high or low blood sugar problem?
- Have you noticed any patterns, such as time of day, when your high or low blood sugar problem occurs?
- Have you used a high blood sugar card (What is a Reference PDF Opens New Window document?)? If so, be sure to bring it when you see your doctor.
- Do you have other Reference health risks?
Be sure to take your daily blood sugar (glucose) monitoring logbook to your appointment. If you have specific records of your high (What is a Reference PDF Opens New Window document?) and low (What is a Reference PDF Opens New Window document?) blood sugar problems, be sure to take those records.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference November 15, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Reference H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine