New sick day management guidelines: ADEA

Guidelines for the management of sick days for adults with diabetes have been published by the ADEA.

The ‘Clinical Guiding Principles for Sick Day Management of Adults with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes revises 2006 guidelines and is termed ‘guiding principles’ because of limited level I and II published evidence and scant international guidelines.

“These clinical guiding principles are designed to promote reflective practice and best practice of diabetes educators. Sound clinical judgment should always be