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Suffering from diabetes is often difficult and sometimes family members do not know how to help care for their loved ones. The resources below will give tips to family members on how to help their loved ones monitor and manage their diabetes. In some cases, diabetics can forget to take proper care of themselves, so it is important for their family to know how to help them.

Diabetes: Helping A Family member Who Has Diabetes

This site gives family members ideas on how to help their loved one who suffers from diabetes.

http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/diabetes/treatment/helping-a-family-member-who-has-diabetes.html

Diabetes Etiquette Card

This etiquette card gives tips to healthcare professionals and family members for how to help someone with diabetes.

http://behavioraldiabetesinstitute.org/downloads/Etiquette-Card.pdf#zoom=100