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Flash glucose monitors are a way of measuring your blood glucose levels without having to prick your fingers. It is a small sensor that you wear just under your skin and records your glucose (sugar) levels continuously throughout the day and night.
In this video we discuss HbA1c, a blood test that measures blood glucose control over the last 3 months.
This page explains what blood glucose testing is and why it is required for people with diabetes. It covers what the numbers mean, how to control your blood glucose level, and how and when to test your blood glucose.
This resource explains how blood glucose levels in women and girls with diabetes can be affected by their periods and provides some tips for managing diabetes around periods.
This resource is for people who are about to start or have started using the FreeStyle Libre. Please work through the sections within the resource to learn more about the Libre.
This page explains the HbA1c blood test and how it is useful in monitoring diabetes.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring is available for patients in England who fit the criteria defined by NHS England.
Real time continuous glucose monitoring is a method of continually measuring the glucose levels within the interstitial fluid.
There are a number of factors that can affect your blood glucose levels, particularly if you are on insulin. This resource explores some of the reasons that may be causing your high blood glucose levels.
Carbohydrate counting is a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that you eat or drink. This course will give you everything you need to know about counting carbs.