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Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar) Monitoring and Testing

How Often to Test 

Blood sugar levels will be checked at least 4 times each day: before breakfast, before lunch, before dinner, before bedtime snack (even if not eating a meal).

Target Range

Your diabetes care team will let you know the optimal blood sugar range for your child.  Our goal is to keep their blood sugar within target range 75-80% of the time. 

Keeping a Record

Blood sugar logs must be checked regularly to see if changes need to made in your child's diabetes care plan.

Watch the following video, and refer back to it as often as needed



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