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Managing and Monitoring

Managing diabetes doesn’t have to be an inconvenience. Taking responsibility for your condition will enable you to take control more effectively and is an opportunity to take those healthy steps that you may have been putting off.

Glucose testing
Glucose testing
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Looking after yourself
Looking after yourself
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Continuous glucose monitoring
Continuous glucose monitoring
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Ketone testing
Ketone testing
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Glucose Testing

Glucose testing is the process used to measure the amount of glucose in your blood and can be carried out through the use of a blood glucose meter.

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Glucose Testing

Looking after yourself

If you have diabetes, looking after yourself will help you to manage your blood glucose levels and may minimise the risk of developing long term complications.

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Looking after yourself

Continuous glucose monitoring

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems consists of a small disposable sensor inserted into the skin, a transmitter connected to the sensor by a sensor mount wirelessly transmits results to a receiver and displays results.

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Continuous glucose monitoring

Ketone testing

Ketones are a chemical produced by your body when, due to a lack of insulin, it is not able to use glucose as its source of energy, and instead starts breaking down fat.

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Ketone testing
* Scanning the sensor to obtain glucose values does not require lancets ×
*1. Scanning the sensor to obtain glucose values does not require lancets 2. A finger prick test using a blood glucose meter is required during times of rapidly changing glucose levels when interstitial fluid glucose levels may not accurately reflect blood glucose levels, or if hypoglycemia or impending hypoglycemia is reported but the symptoms do not match the system readings. ×

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