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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the benefits of self-monitoring blood glucose levels if not diabetic?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
None: There is no need to monitor blood glucose levels if you are not diabetic. If you are in the pre-diabetic range, it would be useful to lose about 10% body weight, exercise about 30 minutes each day and adopt a diet suitable for a diabetic.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

When must I monitor my blood glucose levels so often?

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Dr. Carol Cheney
Endocrinology 46 years experience
Varies: How often to check your blood sugar depends on how you are using that information. If you are adjusting your Insulin based on blood sugars, you need to test a minimum of before each meal; you may also need to test after some meals to evaluate the effectiveness of the mealtime doses.
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