SICK DAY MANAGMENT

DISCLAIMER:  THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOL IS FOR CURRENT PATIENTS OF EDC.

General guidelines for checking Ketones:

  • Check ketones if two consecutive glucose levels are greater than 300

  • At least once per day with any mild sickness (cough, cold, low grade fever, headache, etc.)

  • Every 2-3 hours for high fever, diarrhea, stomach ache or decreased appetite

  • IMMEDIATELY with one episode of vomiting

Ketone Reading Protocol:

  • Trace, or Small

    • Drink a bottle of water

    • Recheck in 2 hours

  • Moderate or Large

    • Call office immediately

      • Press 2 for “urgent matters”

Vomiting Protocol:

  • The first episode of vomiting​​​

    • Check Ketones

    • Check Glucose

  • The Second episode

    • Check Ketones

    • Check Glucose

    • Call office immediately

      • Press 2 for “urgent matters”

COVID - 19

Please remember that we treat Covid no differently than any other sickness.  The same rules apply.  Follow the protocol listed on this page and reach out to us with any urgent matter should it arise.

Remember:  1st Vomit is on YOU, 2nd Vomit is on US!