What is the role of blood glucose monitors in the management of type 2 diabetes?

Updated: Apr 08, 2015
  • Author: Benjamin Daniel Liess, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Blood glucose monitoring allows patients to understand patterns of blood glucose changes and to adjust diet, exercise, and medication dosing. Neither the significance nor the optimal frequency of monitoring has yet been clearly elucidated in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2.


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