Remember to check your meter often!
I had a bit of a scare yesterday with my BG level… for past few monthswith the help of exercising, well monitored diet, and diabetic medication, I've been keeping my BG fairly well controlled (generally <100). Then, all of a sudden, I was hitting 140-150 all day yesterday, without any change to my diet. At first I thought it might have something do with my recent stress/lack of sleep. Then I got the idea of checking my BG meter with the control solution I bought awhile ago - sure enough, it was out of the expected range (over by at least 40-50). Turned out the problem was with a new box of testing strips I was using. When I switched to a different box, everything was back to normal.
So make sure you check your meters when something doesn't look quite right. It could be dangerous - I could have gone hypo last night because after seeing those numbers, I decided to skip on carbs at dinner.
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