November 11, 2009
Health Tip: Check Your Blood Glucose
Especially if you're diabetic and have additional risk factors
(HealthDay News) -- The American Diabetes Association says anyone who is diabetic can benefit from blood glucose checks, especially if the person:
- Takes insulin or medication to manage diabetes.
- Is pregnant.
- Has difficulty keeping blood glucose stable and under control.
- Has dangerously low blood glucose, or develops ketones from high levels of blood glucose.
- Develops low blood glucose without the typical warning signs.