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What is the benefit/effect of using glucometer for my blood suger at home?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It shows sugar level: If done properly, periodic monitoring at home can have significant value..It shows how each food type/amount affect your blood suguar level..Thus you may learn to reduce foods that promote high sugar and consume more of foods that cause less rise of sugar. Thus, should be done before eating and 2 hours after so you know the effect of what you eat. Consult doc regularly and good luck.

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