Testing is a tool that we use to see what is going on inside. I know I hear some of us say we "know" our bodies, but testing is still the best snap shot of what is going on. I understand the frustration of numbers that vary and the pain of pricking, but it is our best tool to use. We really need to use it and allow it to guide our choices and our doctor's treatment advice. You can't treat what you don't know.
By: Everyday Health
If you don't keep track of your sugar levels and report them to your doctor, your doctor may not be able to figure out which diabetes drugs are working best for you, says Ali. “This is because many diabetic medications vary in terms of pharmacodynamics (how a drug influences a diabetic's body) and pharmacokinetics (how your body responds to the drug).” If your medication can’t be assessed, you can’t successfully manage your diabetes.
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