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Medication for Type 2 Diabetes

Although type 2 diabetes is mainly treated with lifestyle changes e.g. healthy diet, losing weight, increased exercise, tablets or insulin may be required to achieve normal blood glucose levels.

Administration of Insulin injections

If a child requires insulin injections during the day, individual guidance/training will be provided to appropriate school/setting staff by specialist hospital liaison nurses as treatment is individually tailored. A care plan will be written.