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Health Tip: Should I Check my Blood Sugar?

Here's what the ADA recommends

(HealthDay News) -- Regular monitoring of blood glucose is a great way to measure how well you are managing diabetes.

Here's who should be checking blood sugar regularly, according to the American Diabetes Association:

  • Anyone who takes insulin.
  • Pregnant women.
  • People with uncontrolled blood sugar.
  • Anyone who struggles with low blood sugar, particularly if there are no warning signs.
  • Those who develop ketone buildup as a result of high blood sugar.


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