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Managing Blood Sugars

Our My Diabetes Home experts and certified diabetes educators have gathered tracking journals and helpful blood glucose logs to help you monitor and manage your blood sugar in a way that's best for you and your schedule. Pick one that fits your personality and is easy to use.

Managing Blood Sugars

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Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to keep your blood glucose in your target range, it will be too high or too low.
There’s good news for people with diabetes! Studies show that keeping your blood glucose close to normal helps prevent or delay some diabetes problems.
In general, a blood glucose reading lower than 70 mg/dL is too low. If you take insulin or diabetes pills, you can have low blood glucose.
For most people, blood glucose levels that stay higher than 140 mg/dL (before meals) are too high. Talk with your health care team about the glucose range that is best for you.
Use this log sheet—or one like it that your health care provider may give you—to keep a record of your daily blood glucose levels.!
Use this log sheet—or one like it that your health care provider may give you—to keep a record of your daily blood glucose levels!
There’s a lot of information out there about High Blood Sugar (hyperglycemia), and there is a good reason for this. This condition, better known as diabetes, is on the rise.
Thanks to fast-paced changes in medical technology, today’s blood sugar meters are small, fast, and easy to use
When planning a diabetes-friendly diet, it’s important to understand how the food you eat affects your blood sugar.
Diabetes can be a real pain sometimes. But you have control. A daily blood sugar/glucose log book or chart is one of the most important tools to help you gain control of your diabetes.
One of the many keys to eating well and maintaining a healthy blood sugar level is mindfulness. This means paying attention to what you eat and why you eat it.
Testing your blood sugar can give you meaningful insight into your diabetes care. The more you test, the more information you have to make decisions.
Keeping an online blood sugar log offers many benefits a paper log can't.

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