upcoming quiz: quiz 1) Sometimes there are day-to-day factors which can quiz 2)influence the level of glucose in your body without you realising how you’re reacting to it. These include quiz 3) illness, quiz 4) stress, quiz 5) missing meals, carrying out excessive or quiz 7) unplanned exercise, drinking alcohol, missing out on medication or eating and drinking
sugary snacks. Some of these exercise periods or diets can lead to sudden Hypoglycemia (hypos)1 or even cause Hyperglycemia (hyper) 2 which could possibly lead to diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Testing your blood glucose level on a regular basis gives you a picture of what’s happening and allows you to act quickly and sensibly. Monitoring
Blood glucose testing tells you if you’re within or outside of your target range. It’s important to keep a record of your results which will allow your diabetes healthcare
team to assess your treatment and decide if any adjustments are necessary. This will ensure you use the correct amount of insulin and/or any other prescribed medication, especially after a meal. Call Palmdoc on 0800 994 9995 to order your free blood glucose monitoring log book. Diabetes is a progressive condition which can lead to various health problems later in life if poorly managed. These complications can affect the eyes, kidneys, feet, heart and other vital organs causing further complications. Blood glucose monitoring is an important self-help tool to check how well you’re controlling your diabetes. That’s why it’s important for you to regularly check your blood glucose
level at sensible intervals using your blood glucose meter.