Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers

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Abstract:

This six-panel brochure educates people with diabetes about the importance of testing their blood glucose level and keeping it in control. It describes the HbA1C or A1C and finger-stick tests to check blood sugar. The document provides a checklist of what to ask a health care provider about testing, and a space for patients to enter their ideal finger-stick test results before and after meals and at bedtime.

Author(s):
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Mass Health Promotion Clearinghouse
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Blood specimen collection, Blood sugar, Diabetes, Glycosylated hemoglobin A
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
6/1/2010
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