How to test your blood glucose (sugar) levels








Watch a step by step guide on how to test your blood glucose levels. In order to perform a blood glucose test you will require your blood glucose meter, a test strip to hand, a lancing device and a monitoring diary to record the results of your blood glucose test.

Diabetes.co.uk’s Benedict Jephcote runs through how to test your blood sugar. In this video, Benedict is using a OneTouch meter and test strips.

How to test blood glucose: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/blood-glucose/how-to-test-blood-glucose-levels.html

How to inject insulin: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/insulin/how-to-inject-insulin.html

Ben’s blood glucose was 3.6 mmol/L (or 65 mg/dL) in this video. Learn about hypos (low blood glucose) at http://www.diabetes.co.uk/Diabetes-and-Hypoglycaemia.html

For those not in the UK, mmol/L is the UK standard unit. mg/dL is the American unit. You can convert between the two here: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/blood-sugar-converter.html

18 Comments on “How to test your blood glucose (sugar) levels”

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  2. 40 years old and just been diagnosed with type 1! Devastated man and I’m dumb I tried to do what you said but the machine just said error I wasted 4 strips. 😔

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  6. I never can get an accurate reading if i wake up later the Numbers are way higher then if i were to messure it earlyer. How can you get an accurate fasted reading ?
    Or mabey its beter to only messure 2 hours after eating for accurate results.

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