Improving diabetes self-management can be a challenge. But this Diabetes Stoplight Tool will improve your patients’ abilities to self-manage this chronic illness and prevent unnecessary complications, including episodes of hyper and hypoglycemia.
Stoplight tools help patients understand the severity of their symptoms to make an informed decision on whether to call the doctor of to call 911. Stoplight tools divide various signs and symptoms into green, yellow, and red management zones. Green indicates good control, yellow indicates caution and gives specific steps for action, and red indicates a medical crisis that requires a physician’s attention.
This Diabetes Stoplight Tool is based on the ADA standards of care for diabetes. It can be customized with your agency’s name and contact information. Available in English and Spanish. 50 sheets per pad