A New Era In Glucose Monitors???

Richard157
By Richard157 Latest Reply 2009-02-20 20:10:15 -0600
Started 2009-02-20 13:19:58 -0600

An American Diabetes Association (ADA) survey found that "21 percent of adults with type 1 diabetes never checked their blood glucose. Of those with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes, 47 percent never monitored, and among those with type 2 diabetes who were not using insulin, 76 percent never checked.

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4 replies

firefightermom
firefightermom 2009-02-20 19:29:58 -0600 Report

yeah, I check my daughters 5-7 times day. she had a bad low and by keeping a check on it we can CATCH a high or low before it's out of control for too long. Her meter is like mastercard- we don't leave home without it! thanks.

rbergman
rbergman 2009-02-20 14:02:29 -0600 Report

I became the type that would only test when I "felt" something wasn't right, too high or too low, recently I've changed that thinking and went back to testing 7 times a day and then sometimes more if necessary.