Finger Sticking

Routine Testing of Blood Sugar Levels is Not Necessary

…quality of life, and more depression. I believe a much better test of your blood sugar level is the hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) test. Whereas a finger stick gives you a snapshot of your blood sugar levels at a specific time, the HbA1C provides a broader picture of your average blood sugar level over…

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Do You Need Blood Sugar Testing Every Day?

Many people living with diabetes are told by their doctors that they need blood-sugar testing multiple times daily. This is not only inconvenient and expensive but also unnecessary—especially if you aren’t on insulin and this blood-sugar testing isn’t resulting in changes to your…

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