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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it worth it to get a home blood sugar monitor if you have hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Definitely yes: Hypoglycemia is way more dangerous than hyperglycemia and should be prevented. Hyperglycemia is seldom life threatening, whereas hypoglycemia often is.
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Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: if having diabetes, it is important to monitor high glucose to optimize blood glucose levels
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Last updated Jun 26, 2018

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