Home blood glucose monitoring: a useful self-management tool

There is no doubt that the introduction of home blood glucose monitoring has helped to revolutionize diabetes management and reduce the amount of time people with diabetes need to spend in hospital to stabilize their condition. However, this has given rise to a series of compliance and management issues for the person with diabetes and the health professional who provides their care. Jan Alford reports.
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glucose monitoring, education, post prandial hyperglycaemia, food, eating, diet, post meal, meal time, self-monitoring, educator, fasting, tests, empowerment
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