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Meter help?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by LizaI, Jun 30, 2017.

  1. LizaI

    LizaI Prediabetes · Newbie

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    Hi
    I got a meter to monitor my sugar levels at home
    It's easy to use but there's no paper on what your level should be?
    Should I just measure and find my normal or should it always be under 6 or 5?
    What is a normal increase after a meal?
    Do I measure 2 hours after I finish a meal?
    Mine goes from 4.4 to 6.9
    I'm confused
    Thanks
    Liza
     
  2. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Here's a link to this forums page with recommended levels: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes_care/blood-sugar-level-ranges.html
    You need to measure just before you start eating and then 2 hours after your first test.
     
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