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A 64-year-old female asked:

I know my a1c and i check blood glucose fasting and post prandial daily. i eat very low carb and workout daily. why do i need a dx???

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Dx: If your A1c and fasting blood glucose are all within range there seems to be no need to check your blood glucose more than once a week. If the 'once a week" gives you bad results, go back to treatment. If not - check your blood sugar once a week. If that is OK - relax and enjoy. If not, please see your primary doctor.

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