Frequently Asked Questions

  • Mary E. Cox
  • Matthew J. Crowley


Many questions come through the diabetes management service pager at our institution. This chapter discusses some frequently asked questions and recommended strategies for management of common situations. This discussion provides focused recommendations; further details about many topics can be found in their respective chapters.


Hypoglycemia Basal insulin Prandial insulin Plasma glucose Point-of-care glucose Correction dose insulin Non-insulin antidiabetic medication Abnormal glucose measurement 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Department of MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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