The terms A1C and blood sugar are frequently used when talking about diabetes. But what is the difference between A1C and blood sugar, and how do they relate?
Blood glucose monitoring
Measuring blood sugar levels throughout the day
Should you be measuring blood sugar levels throughout the day? While it’s true that people with diabetes should measure their blood sugar at regular intervals, there are some distinctions regarding how often to test.
Tips for reducing pain with blood glucose monitoring
Pricking your finger every single day – and often more than once a day – is an important part of your diabetes management.
Overcoming barriers to blood glucose monitoring
As someone living closely with diabetes, you have heard the diabetes healthcare team talk about the importance of blood glucose monitoring.
Is your blood glucose monitor accurate? How do you know?
Every day, people living with diabetes use their blood glucose monitoring results to make self-management decisions. How accurate should your blood glucose monitor be? What do you need to know about blood glucose monitor accuracy?
Diabetes and interpreting blood sugar results
If you are regularly checking your blood glucose levels, you can get the most out of your efforts by learning what the results mean.