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How to measures Diabetes?

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Nov 01, 2011
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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.

 

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