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What is the best time to test your blood sugar?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
If you are on pills and are well controlled, you can check at different times each day - fasting, before or 2 hours after meals.
Just keep a record if what time you are checking. If you are on insulin, preferably before each meal and bedtime.

In brief: Depends
If you are on pills and are well controlled, you can check at different times each day - fasting, before or 2 hours after meals.
Just keep a record if what time you are checking. If you are on insulin, preferably before each meal and bedtime.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
In brief: AM and PM
If you doctor wants you to check your sugars daily, you should at least check first thing in the morning (fasting) and 2 hours after your evening meal.
Theoretically this will give the highest and lowest sugars of the day. If you take meds or shots with meals, checking sugars before each meal is also important.

In brief: AM and PM
If you doctor wants you to check your sugars daily, you should at least check first thing in the morning (fasting) and 2 hours after your evening meal.
Theoretically this will give the highest and lowest sugars of the day. If you take meds or shots with meals, checking sugars before each meal is also important.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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