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Health Tip: What's My Target Blood Glucose?

It varies based on these factors

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(HealthDay News) -- Monitoring your blood glucose helps keep diabetes in check and complications at bay.

But what's your target range?

The American Diabetes Association mentions these factors that affect your target:

  • How long you have had diabetes.
  • Your age and life expectancy.
  • Any other chronic health conditions, including cardivascular disease.
  • Being unaware of when you have low blood glucose.


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