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One Drop Guide to Checking Blood Sugar

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Everyone with diabetes needs to check their blood sugar. It can be a pain, but the truth is -- it's one of the best things you can do for your health.

And, even if you don't have diabetes, checking your blood sugar can be one of the most insightful things you can do to better understand how your body works! 

Checking your blood sugar lets you know how your body is doing at any point in time and empowers you to make healthy choices at those times.

Believe it or not, there's a science to it. ⚗ If you've just been diagnosed with diabetes, or you need a refresher (we all do at some point!), this guide shows you how to check blood sugar in ways both impactful & insightful.

 💡Fun Fact: Studies show that checking blood sugar at regular times throughout the day significantly reduces A1C.

One Drop Guide to Checking Blood Sugar

Check out the full infographic below (or here) to learn everything you need to know about checking glucose. 

You'll find plenty of advice about when you should check to get the most insight into how you're doing.

Next, check out our Guide to A1C, which explains how to use all your new blood sugar moments to decipher your A1C!

 

One Drop Guide to Checking Blood Sugar
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Rachel Sanchez-Madhur
May 09, 2018

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