Maintaining proper blood sugar levels in the target range helps you stay in good health.
Monitoring your blood sugar levels helps you prevent hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), which can cause a number of symptoms including headaches, anxiety, blurred vision, and seizures.
Monitoring your blood sugar also helps you to keep track of:
There are several other benefits of monitoring your blood sugar, including a clearer picture of what you can do to make yourself feel better, and how illness can affect you, and how to manage and control stress so that it doesn’t raise or lower your blood sugar levels.
By monitoring your diabetes symptoms, you can see exactly what it means to have good blood sugar levels and what types of activities or foods can make it worse.