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 How to make sense of blood sugar numbers

  I don’t understand what my blood sugar range means! If you live with diabetes, you have probably been asked to check your blood sugar a lot. But what are you supposed to be checking? How do you make sense of the numbers you see? Managing your diabetes is easier when you know what the numbers mean and what you are trying to accomplish....

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Self-monitoring of your diabetes

Diabetes is part of your everyday life. Appropriate self-monitoring can help you manage your daily blood glucose, and better adapt your lifestyle and treatment to suit your needs.1 The more often you check your blood glucose, the better you will understand it and the easier it will be for you to manage your diabetes. It doesn’t matter if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or if you are taking insulin or not, self-monitoring can help you and your doctor manage your therapy.2 By managing your diabetes, you reduce the risk of developing complications. That means potentially less eye, kidney and...

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  How to make sense of blood sugar numbers

  I don’t understand what my blood sugar range means! If you live with diabetes, you have probably been asked to check your blood sugar a lot. But what are you supposed to be checking? How do you make sense of the numbers you see? Managing your diabetes is easier when you know what the numbers mean and what you are trying to accomplish....

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4 TIPS FOR VIRTUALLY PAIN-FREE FINGER PRICKING

Lancing or pricking fingers is a vital part of your daily diabetes management. Finger soreness and pain were the most common reasons for people living with diabetes to refrain from regular blood glucose testing1. Lancing correctly with  Accu-Chek ®...

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5 ways to manage your blood sugar while working from home

Making the shift from being an in-office employee to one who works remotely can certainly be an adjustment. You may need to learn how to balance your own conference calls, create boundaries between your family time and late-night requests from colleagues when there’s no commute separating the spheres of your life and focus on that quarterly report when there are piles of laundry staring you in the face. Working from home presents a whole different set of challenges for people with diabetes....

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Knowing My Numbers ... Diabetes Management Numbers Explained

When you’re trying to manage your diabetes, it’s all about the numbers. While you might immediately think about your daily blood sugar numbers, there are additional numbers to know. By keeping track of important numbers, you lower your risk of serious complications in the future. What numbers do you need to know? What do they mean? What should your numbers be? Here’s a closer look at the most important diabetes management numbers you’ll want to track. Daily Blood Sugar Numbers Daily blood sugar checks help you see how well you’re managing your diabetes...

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