When to Call the Health Care Provider
Call the health care provider right away if:
• You can’t keep liquids down for more than 4 hours.
• You have vomiting or diarrhea for more than 6 hours.
• Your blood glucose stays over 240 mg/dL or under
70 mg/dL, even though you have taken your
medication as directed in your sick-day plan.
• You have not eaten normally for more than 24 hours.
• You have a fever of 100.4˚F (38˚C) or higher.
• You have trouble breathing.
• You can’t stay awake or think clearly.
• Your chest hurts.
• You aren’t certain what to do to take care of yourself.