One of the initial objectives is to quickly reverse the metabolic upset caused by your high blood glucose levels. The aim is to get you feeling well again without symptoms and with restored energy. A satisfactory response to dietary change and/or therapy needs to be recorded. Also the effect of any therapy will alter according to the patient’s dietary and activity pattern and this needs to be established. A system of monitoring and follow up will be outlined so that your progress can be charted and reviewed on a regular basis.

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