"Fayth Clinic introducing online medical health portal
Get the medical checkup and health packages on a single mouse click"
Blood Sugar Understanding blood glucose levels are key for the management diabetes care. Blood sugar test helps to find out how well the patient reaching overall treatment goals, how diet and exercise affect blood sugar levels, how other factors, such as illness or stress, affect blood sugar levels, monitor the effect of diabetes medications on blood sugar levels and identify blood sugar levels that are high or low. Doctors suggesting blood sugar test based on the following factors;
In general, the frequency of testing depends on the type of diabetes the patient. In type one diabetes patients, blood sugar tests has to be carried out four to eight times a day. The patient has to undergo testing before meals and snacks, before and after exercise, before sleep and sometimes, during the night. In type 2 diabetes patient, two or more times a day testing is recommended. It also depend on the type and amount of insulin the patient need. Testing is usually recommended before meals, and sometimes before sleep.