Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose (SMBG)

Frequency & Pattern Tool

Use this calculator to determine how frequently your patient should be checking their blood glucose, with some suggested patterns for monitoring.


STEP 1: Frequency

What type of diabetes does your patient have?

Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

STEP 2: Pattern

Please complete step 1

This is only to be used as a decision support tool and is subject to these terms.
For more information, please see terms of use.

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