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Health Tip: Monitor Your Blood Glucose

Last Updated: October 29, 2012.

(HealthDay News) -- Regular monitoring of your blood glucose is key to understanding whether your diabetes is under control.

The American Diabetes Association says keeping a frequent eye on your blood glucose is especially important if:

  • You are taking insulin.
  • You are pregnant.
  • You are having a difficult time managing blood glucose.
  • You have had low blood glucose, or your blood glucose has been on a steady decline without typical symptoms.
  • You have ketones stemming from high blood glucose.

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