Blood Glucose Testing
Blood glucose (also called blood sugar) is an essential measure of your health.
Too much glucose in the blood is the common factor between all types of diabetes. Glucose gets a bad rap, but it’s not always bad. In fact, glucose is good!
Many foods break down into blood glucose is used for energy to fuel our brain, heart, and muscles. Blood glucose usually comes from the food we eat or is made by the liver. It’s usually found in two places; in the blood stream as it is carried to all of our organs and cells, and inside the cell where it is changed into energy.
If you're struggling to manage your blood glucose levels, we can help! With the latest tools and strategies, you can take steps today to manage your blood glucose, prevent serious complications, and feel better while living with diabetes.
Keep a daily log and help your healthcare provider assess your diabetes treatment plan.
Find out about what makes your blood glucose (blood sugar) rise and fall.
Treat hypoglycemia (sometimes called an insulin reaction) as soon as possible.