self-blood glucose monitoring

self-blood glucose monitoring

Home blood glucose monitoring A process by which blood glucose is determined at home by pricking the finger, putting a drop of blood on a chemically treated test strip, and comparing the color changes to a chart
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This study investigated self-blood glucose monitoring practices among T2DM patients in Al-Eskan PHCC in Makkah Al-Mukarramah city and found that SMBG performance rate (70.
In the only randomized controlled trial of CGM during pregnancy, women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes who were early in their pregnancies were assigned to perform self-blood glucose monitoring seven times a day or to have professional CGM for 1-week periods every 4-6 weeks.
While not approved for "treatment decisions," the data are used in conjunction with self-blood glucose monitoring to inform medication adjustments.
Challenges to diabetes care include lifestyle modifications, use of self-blood glucose monitoring results to optimally adjust insulin therapy (for both types 1 and 2) and overall anxiety about diabetes and its treatment options," notes Hirsch.
Frequent self-blood glucose monitoring is used to match pre and post-meal blood glucose values with oral hypoglycemic agents or insulin.
They received dietary counseling and were taught how to perform self-blood glucose monitoring, with targets of no more than 99 mg/dL premeal and 126 mg/dL 2 hours after eating.
Self-blood glucose monitoring (SBGM) was done twice a day.
The market for clinical chemistry reagents and instruments will benefit from more diabetic patients engaging in self-blood glucose monitoring and from the expanding use of general health screening in routine patient examinations.