Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose Tool

How often do I check, and what pattern is right for me? Use this interactive tool to find out how often you need to check your blood sugar, and see some suggested patterns that may be right for you.


STEP 1: How often do I need to check my blood sugar?

What type of diabetes do you have?

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

STEP 2: Suggested pattern(s)

Please complete step 1

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