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Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels - Check Your Symptoms

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  • If you think your blood sugar level may be high or low, do a home blood sugar test-do not wait until you have symptoms.
  • If your doctor has given you specific instructions to follow for high or low blood sugar levels, be sure to follow those instructions. Be sure to follow your treatment plan if you get the flu, a cold, or have surgery.
  • If you are pregnant and have diabetes, follow your doctor's instructions for high or low blood sugar levels.

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Last Updated: November 15, 2012
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