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Preparing for Surgery or a Medical Procedure with Diabetes

Your care team will discuss the steps you should take to control your diabetes before surgery or a medical procedure, including your target blood sugar level. Changes may be made to your medication and/or insulin. You may be asked to fast and only have clear liquid food leading up to your procedure. If you wear an insulin pump, there are guidelines which must be followed while in a hospital. 

Learn more by downloading the following informational sheets:

Medication Adjustment
Before a Surgery or Procedure

Clear Liquid Diet
with Diabetes

Preparing for Hospitalization
with an Insulin Pump