GlucoMenu® Tip of the Day:
Keep a blood sugar log. Use the blood sugar log to make adjustments to your diabetes self management efforts and share log information with your healthcare team.
Track the following:
A log can be useful for a healthcare provider to understand
how well your diabetes is being controlled. This log can also be very
useful to you. Be sure to note the success of blood sugar control when adhering to
meal and exercise plans.
Christine Carlson, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
- Date & test time
- Blood sugar reading
- Food consumed, if testing after a meal - (note larger portions than usual or alcohol consumed)
- Any notes regarding what could be impacting your blood sugar (e.g. feeling sick or just exercised)
GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director
Christine Carlson, Registered Dietitian &
Certified Diabetes Educator