I Test My Blood Sugar at Least 4 Times a Day


"If I go for a run I like to monitor before and after to see what's going on" (:34)
Blake, 48, takes insulin so he tests his blood sugar often—up to eight times a day.

Blake, 48, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in his early 40s when he landed in the emergency room with what he thought was a stomach bug. Hes now on insulin and tests his blood sugar anywhere from four to eight times a day. People with type 2 diabetes who are not on insulin generally dont have to test their blood sugar as frequently as those using insulin.

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