When to Call A Doctor
If you have type 1 diabetes and have a glucometer reading over 300 milligrams per deciliter, you should test your urine for ketones. Call your doctor if moderate or high levels of ketones are present, or if you have not previously discussed how to adjust your insulin dose when your sugar is this high. Your doctor will give you more specific guidelines about when and how often to test your blood glucose and urine and what readings to look for. Also call your doctor whenever you have unexplained nausea and vomiting, with or without abdominal pain.
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