See a step-by-step guide on how to test your blood glucose levels. To perform a blood glucose test, you will need your blood glucose meter, a hand-held test strip, a lancing device, and a control log to record the results of your blood glucose test.
Benedict Jephcote from Diabetes.co.uk works through how to test your blood sugar. In this video, Benedict is using a OneTouch meter and test strips.
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Ben's blood glucose was 3.6 mmol / L (or 65 mg / dL) in this video. Learn about hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) in
For those not in the UK, mmol / L is the UK standard unit. mg / dL is the American unit. You can convert between the two here:
Video credits to Diabetes.co.uk YouTube channel