Living with Diabetes

Importance of Blood Glucose (Sugar) Monitoring

Why do I need to monitor my blood glucose (BG)?

How should I monitor my BG?

Who should check?

According to the American Diabetes Association, it is recommended for all patients with Diabetes to monitor their BG frequently, with emphasis on certain groups. If you fall into one of the below categories, you should be checking your BG levels as directed by your healthcare team: