You have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, and your tests show that you need to keep your blood glucose levels in check and within the reasonably safe range at all times. Your doctor might have advised medication and self-checking of your blood sugar levels to ensure this. If your healthcare professional has just recommended you to start using a Glucometer to monitor your blood sugar levels, here's the best guide you could get to learn how to use it.
Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose is one of the most productive tools that can help individuals with diabetes develop and maintain glycemic control. This article focuses on the importance of compliance to self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG), identifying factors and barriers that affect it and its impact on Quality of Life.