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Blood glucose monitoring for type 2 diabetes

This pre-recorded webinar is for people with type 2 diabetes who want to increase their knowledge and confidence in looking after their blood glucose levels.

Presented by Charlotte Lentfer, accredited practising dietitian.

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After watching this 40-minute webinar, you will:

  • Understand the benefits of checking your blood glucose level.
  • Know what the blood glucose checks are and how to do them.
  • Be able to describe what the blood glucose targets are.
  • Understand what causes blood glucose levels to rise and fall.
  • Know what to do if blood glucose levels are above or below targets.
  • Be able to find NDSS-subsidised diabetes supplies.
  • Have the answers to often-asked questions about blood glucose checks.

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Featured resources

Blood glucose monitoring fact sheet

Checking your blood glucose levels can help you manage your diabetes. You will be able to see what makes your numbers go ‘up’ or ‘down’.

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Continuous glucose monitoring fact sheet

CGM devices are small wearable monitors that measure and show your glucose levels throughout the day and night. They can be programmed to sound alarms and send alerts about your glucose levels.

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Flash glucose monitoring fact sheet

Flash GM devices are small wearable sensors that measure glucose levels throughout the day and night. A reader is scanned over the sensor to see the current glucose level.

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