Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers

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Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers

Description

This brochure for people with diabetes addresses the importance of blood sugar control and describes two tests that determine blood sugar level.

This brochure addresses the following topics:

  • Keeping your blood sugar in control will help you in many ways
  • Two important tests tell you if your blood sugar is at a healthy level:
    • HbA1C or A1C
    • The finger-stick test
  • What to ask your doctor, nurse, or dietitian
  • What to check when you visit your doctor

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Developer:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family and Community Health, Diabetes Control Program

Funding Sources:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Family and Community Health, Diabetes Control Program

History

Release Date: 2003
Review Date: 2006
Recent Summary: April 2008
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 09/26/12

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