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Will a doctor write a presciption for a glucose meter if the patient is only "pre-diabetic"?

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Dr. Saima Farghani
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: I think they should becausethe more u know about your sugar the better and careful u are in taking care of ur self.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Of course: Definitely as the goal is to prevent (or delay) diabetes. Having to monitor bs is part of the plan that many endocrinologist (including me) will implement in order to motivate the individual and set a target goal for body weight and ideal bs range.

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