General Sick Day Guidance for Type 2 Diabetes

If you have diabetes and are feeling unwell, your blood glucose levels will rise which makes it more difficult to fight illness. With Type 2 diabetes, you need to know which medications to alter if not eating – check with your pharmacist if any of the tablets or injections you are taking should be altered if you are not 100% sure.


Your Sick Day Regime should help you stay in control please see Sick Day Leaflet – Type 2 for more information. This information is a general guide only. Each person should have their own individual Sick Day Regime.


If you don’t have one, or if you feel you need personal advice on your management, contact your own diabetes team today.