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You may request to be on the wait list of up to three different facilities. Staff should have guidance for when to react to either low or high glucose levels (when to notify the supervising nurse, when to give glucose, when to follow-up with a repeat glucose test, when to notify the physician/NP on an urgent basis or after repeated out of target glucose levels.) While complex, the care of individuals with diabetes can be handled adequately with a combination of individualized care and facility protocols as suggested above.

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