How to measures Diabetes?

Updated at: Jan 24, 2013
How to measures Diabetes?

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

Editorial Team
DiabetesWritten by: Editorial TeamPublished at: Nov 01, 2011

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.


Read more articles on Diabetes Diagnosis


All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK