What to do when you have high blood sugar

  1. Tell a support person.

2. Check your blood sugars.

Work out what to do next

Ask your diabetes educator to make a plan for you.


You might need to take more short acting insulin when you have high blood sugars.

  1. Test your blood sugars more.

5. Test for ketones.

  1. Drink lots of water.
  • Having high blood sugars makes you thirsty and pee a lot.

Do you get high blood sugars a lot?

Talk to your diabetes team

  • You might have to change your insulin dose
  • your diabetes team will help you

This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.