Sick day rules
(with adult supervision even in adolescents)
every 3-4 h. and occasionally every 1-2 h. with results recorded in
a log book
Testing for ketones
every 2-4 h.
Check blood ketones if positive in urine
Continuation of monitoring in the middle of the night (no matter
how tired the child or parent is)
Stu Brink. Diab. Nutr. Metab.
Increased salty fluid intake
to combat dehydration.
Always drink something containing sugar
Check weight every 8-12 h. to monitor for clinical dehydration
Necessary medical treatment for underlying condition (antibiotics
for tonsillitis, otitis, urinary tract infection