Tag Archives: glucose meter

What’s Happening with Meter Accuracy?

Recent changes in Medicare regulations for suppliers of diabetes meters and strips have accelerated the concern of diabetes technology leaders that current testing controls are inadequate to insure blood glucose meter accuracy post market sale.  This comes amid the heightened … Continue reading

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Ask Joslin: Varying Blood Sugar Readings

Why do I get such different blood sugar readings even though I eat the same thing for breakfast every day? Food intake, although a large component of blood glucose variability, is only one factor affecting your glycemic control. Exercise or … Continue reading

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Tools Reviews: Nova Max Plus

This review is written by Nora Saul, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., Manager of Nutritional Services. The opinions expressed in this article are solely the author’s. Joslin Diabetes Center does not endorse products.  Name: Nova Max Plus Category: Blood Glucose Meter Manufacturer: Nova … Continue reading

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Ask Joslin: When Should I Check My Blood Sugar?

The answer depends on the medications you are taking, your current level of control and what information you are looking for.  For example, people with type 1 diabetes who take insulin four times a day need to check at least … Continue reading

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