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If you haven't already done so, talk with a health professional about
how often you need to test your child's blood sugar level. Use this form to
record the times you should test and when to call your child's doctor for blood
sugar problems. Post the completed form in a convenient place as a reminder to
test blood sugar.
The times to test each day are:
___ Before breakfast
___ After breakfast
___ Before lunch
___ After lunch
___ Before dinner
___ After dinner
___ At bedtime
How often to test when ill:
Call a health professional if blood sugar is below
Call a health professional if blood sugar is above
Other questions about blood sugar testing:
August 1, 2012
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Stephen LaFranchi, MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
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