Monitoring Your Blood Glucose
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you need to learn how to take your blood sugar readings using a home blood glucose meter. Watch this instructional program to learn how to test with accuracy and minimal discomfort. Includes information on target levels, how to treat a blood sugar low, logging, and more.
This test measures the amount of ketones in the blood or urine. Ketones are acids that build up to a toxic level when the body does not have enough insulin. The presence of ketones can show that a person who has diabetes is experiencing a condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. This is a serious complication of diabetes that can be life-threatening.