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Type 2 Diabetes Management Guidelines

Sick day management in patients with diabetes

  • Patients with diabetes may develop significant hyperglycaemia when unwell due to:
  • Stress response of illness
  • Reduced physical activity
  • Altered diet
  • The need to withhold oral hypoglycaemic agents
  • Treatment with glucocorticoids


New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes. ALERT UPDATE - Periprocedural Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) with SGLT2 Inhibitor Use Copy. Available from: https://www.nzssd.org.nz/assets/table-files/resources-45-resource_file.pdf?title=SGLT2i+and+DKA+alert