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Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Consider referral for Diabetes Education- see link below.
2) Consider referral to MEND for diabetes management, especially if unable to reach treatment goal (HgbA1c <7.0%), if significant hypoglycemia develops, for significant co-morbidities, if pregnancy is planned or for other concerns.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit HgbA1c, urine micro albumin, lipid profile, electrolytes, liver and renal function tests
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1) Type 1 Diabetes
2) Michigan Diabetes Outreach Network
3) American Diabetes Association
4) The Hormone Foundation
Appointment Timeframe Next available for most patients
Urgent if patient symptomatic or newly diagnosed
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Fax information to: 734 647-2145
Patients: 734-647-5871 or 866 266-5211
Urgent consults: 734 647-5871 and request urgent consult
Clinic Location Sites MEND Clinic Locations 
UM Consulting Physician MEND Faculty
Revised on: 01/28/2011



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