How To Use a Glucometer

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How To Use a Glucometer

Checking yout blood glucose is important beore and after exercising.

Signs of Hyperglycemia (someone has to much sugar) Remember: Hot and dry, sugar is high

Signs of hypoglycemia (someone does not have enough sugar) Remember: Cold and calmmy, I need candy!

Pricking your finger does not hurt as much as you think, only a small drop of blood is needed to test your blood glucose reading.

Within 3-5 seconds your glocometer will tell you your glucose reading. Normal readings run around 80-120mg/dL

How to use a Glucometer

November is Diabetes awareness month.


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