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How to measures Diabetes?

Diabetes
By Editorial Team , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Nov 01, 2011
How to measures Diabetes?

To measures diabetes certain points must be kept in mind. Read this article to know more.

The basis to measure diabetes is by taking into account the blood sugar level. It is important for a diabetic to keep a check of this since neglect can cause cardio-vascular diseases and further complications.

 

The following points must be kept in mind while checking diabetes:

  • An average blood sugar level is 4 to 8mmol/l. But, it is the lowest in the morning and highest after meals. A deviation form the ideal must be checked. This is usually done before meals or 90 minutes after it.
  • A diabetic must go for a check up at least twice a month.
  • The oft-used measure for diabetes is the finger prick method whereby, the device detects the blood on the lancet and provides the count.

 

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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial teamNov 01, 2011

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