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Having diabetes means some additional considerations and precautions need to be taken when undergoing day procedures of surgery. These become even more important when fasting or anaesthetic is required.
Planning should start as soon as you know that you require the procedure.
Taking an active role and keeping health care teams (diabetes and surgical) informed well before the event will enable things to run smoothly.
Important points to keep in mind: