Blood Glucose Testing

Blood Glucose Control

Blood glucose (blood sugar) is an essential measure of your health. If you're struggling to manage your blood glucose levels, we can help! With the latest tools and strategies, you can take steps today to monitor your condition, prevent serious complications and feel better while living with diabetes.

Checking Blood Glucose

Checking Your Blood Glucose

Keep a daily log and help your healthcare provider assess your diabetes treatment plan.

A1c and eaG

A1C and eAG

A1C and eAG can provide an overall picture of how well you're managing your diabetes.


Hypoglycemia (Low blood glucose)

Treat hypoglycemia (sometimes called an insulin reaction) as soon as possible.

Explore: Blood Glucose Testing

  • Hyperglycemia (High blood glucose)

    Watch for symptoms of hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) and learn how to treat it.

  • Dawn Phenomenon

    The dawn phenomenon is a surge of hormones that the body produces daily around 4-5 a.m. People with diabetes do not have normal insulin responses to adjust for this, and may see their fasting glucose go up.

  • Checking for Ketones

    Start testing for ketones, a warning sign that your diabetes is getting out of control.

  • Tight Diabetes Control

    Find out whether this intense regimen of keeping glucose levels as low as possible is right for you.

  • Patient Education Materials - All About Blood Glucose

    This two-page introduction to blood glucose is in PDF format so you can download it, print it, and hand it out to patients.