How to test your blood glucose (sugar) levels


How to test your blood glucose (sugar) levels

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





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