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Regularly testing your blood glucose level is a very important part of managing diabetes helps measure the effectiveness of your meal plan, physical activity and medications.

To self-test your blood glucose, you need a a test strip and a lancing device, blood glucose meter. Then, follow these basic steps:-
1. Wash and dry your hands. Using warm water may help increase the blood flow to your fingertips.
2. Follow the instructions included with your lancing device to get a drop of blood which normally include shaking your hands below the wrist or gently squeezing your finger a few times to help.
3. Apply the blood drop to the test strip as directed.
4. Wait a few seconds to view your results.
5. Dispose of the lancet and test strip in the proper manner.
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replied April 24th, 2013
Here is one tip for diabetic patients, who love sweet: Xylitol Sugar. Xylitol sugar cookies are the substitute of sugar containing low-glycemic sweetener that offers sweet taste and does not have negative effects of sugar yet has the same sweet taste. Xylitol is a pure and naturally occurring white substance that looks and tastes just like sugar. It is low calorie and low-glycemic sweetener. Its a boon for sweet loving diabetic patients.
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replied June 28th, 2019
Thanks for sharing information at ehealth forum!
As type 2 diabetes mellitus is usually asymptomatic, screening blood sugar usually dig out silent diabetes mellitus.
Dr khan
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