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Are there devices to help manage diabetes?

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There are many  tools that can help people manage their diabetes. Software programs are available that allow you to track and analyze trends in blood sugar levels over a period of time. And you may also want a continuous glucose monitoring system, which records blood sugar levels throughout the day and night. Other tools include smaller, disposable glucose monitors that go on your skin, under clothing. And there are combination tools that let you track blood glucose and give yourself insulin with one piece of equipment.

SOURCES:

FDA: "Glucose Meters and Diabetes Management."

American Diabetes Association: "Insulin Storage and Syringe Safety Information."

The Hormone Foundation: "Diabetes Lifestyle and Prevention."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 17, 2019

SOURCES:

FDA: "Glucose Meters and Diabetes Management."

American Diabetes Association: "Insulin Storage and Syringe Safety Information."

The Hormone Foundation: "Diabetes Lifestyle and Prevention."

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 17, 2019

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