Patient Resources and Helpful Information
The UMass Memorial Diabetes Center of Excellence physicians, specialists, nurse practitioners, certified diabetes educators and nutritionists will provide you with valuable handouts, tools and resources. Here are some at your fingertips...
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This American Diabetes Association PDF explains medications for type 2 diabetes and more.
Monitor your blood sugars and share the results with your care team.
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How do you manage low blood glucose? Fill this out and bring it to your next clinic appointment.
This PDF and worksheet helps you to prevent health problems caused by diabetes in the future
Best practices for people with diabetes when you are sick.
Important points to consider before your next trip.
This Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition PDF helps to ensure you are prepared for a natural disaster or emergency.
Learn about the most up to date pumps & CGMs available to help people with diabetes control blood sugar.
Pumps sometimes fail. Do you have a plan in place? These tips will help.
Be prepared for high blood sugars with these tips.
It is important to properly prepare for hospitalizations when you use an insulin pump. Know this information before you go.
When undergoing surgery or another medical procedure (colonoscopy, etc.), here are important things to consider about your medication and/or insulin.
People with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of serious flu complications. This answers five Frequently Asked Questions about flu shots.
These tips and videos will help you manage your blood sugar in various situations
Many people do not understand the role and capabilities of a Nurse Practitioner (NP) when it comes to their diabetes care. Learn how they help people at the UMass Memorial Diabetes Center of Excellence.
Even small behavioral changes or a change of environment can make a big difference. Setting SMART goals and prioritizing them can increase your confidence and improve your health.