Pricking your finger every single day – and often more than once a day – is an important part of your diabetes management.
Blood glucose monitoring
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?
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.
As someone living closely with diabetes, you have heard the diabetes healthcare team talk about the importance of blood glucose monitoring.
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?
If you are regularly checking your blood glucose levels, you can get the most out of your efforts by learning what the results mean.