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  1. Blood Glucose Discusses bloodglucose tests used to diagnose diabetes and prediabetes. Covers types of tests, including fasting blood sugar, 2-hour postprandial blood sugar, random blood sugar, and oral glucose tolerance. Discusses how to prepare and what results mean.
  2. How the Body Controls Blood Sugar
  3. Home BloodGlucose Test Discusses test to measure blood sugar (glucose) levels in those who have diabetes. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at what might affect the test. Covers risks.
  4. Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Discusses oral glucose tolerance test that measures glucose (blood sugar) levels. Explains that test checks for gestational diabetes, prediabetes, and diabetes. Covers the types of tests done and how to prepare for them.
  5. Gestational Diabetes: Testing Blood Sugar Learn why you need to test your blood sugar when you have gestational diabetes.
  6. Gestational Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels when you have gestational diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Offers slideshow on using a blood sugar meter.
  7. Diabetes: Benefits of Blood Sugar Testing Learn how testing helps you make the connection between blood sugar levels and daily activities.
  8. Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in those with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
  9. Diabetes: Testing Your Blood Sugar Learn the best way to test blood sugar. Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes.
  10. Diabetes in Children: Checking Blood Sugar in a Child Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in children with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  11. Testing Tips From a Diabetes Educator
  12. Diabetes: Stay in Your Target Range Learn how testing blood sugar through the day will help you stay in your target range.
  13. Diabetes: Blood Sugar Levels
  14. Diabetes in Children: Preventing High Blood Sugar Discusses high blood sugar (also called hyperglycemia) in children with diabetes. Covers symptoms. Offers tips on preventing high blood sugar emergencies. Covers when to seek emergency care.
  15. Symptoms of High Blood Sugar
  16. Treating High Blood Sugar
  17. Diabetes: Food and Your Blood Sugar Learn how your body turns carbohydrate foods into blood sugar.
  18. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) in People Without Diabetes Discusses hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in people who don't have diabetes. Explains blood sugar (glucose) in the body. Describes symptoms of mild, moderate, and severe hypoglycemia. Covers treatment for sudden episodes and emergency situations.
  19. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar
  20. Diabetes: Care of Blood Sugar Test Supplies
  21. Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels Discusses high and low blood sugar levels caused by diabetes. Suggests when to check blood sugar levels. Covers symptoms. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Includes info on diabetes emergencies.
  22. Gestational Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar Discusses how to deal with low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) when you have gestational diabetes (diabetes that developed during pregnancy). Covers symptoms and complications of hypoglycemia. Offers tips on preventing and managing low blood sugar emergencies.
  23. Non-Diabetes Medicines That May Raise Blood Sugar
  24. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Medicines
  25. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Insulin
  26. Diabetes: Preventing High Blood Sugar Emergencies Discusses preventing high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) problems in a person with diabetes. Explains emergencies in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Discusses treating infections early, being prepared, and drinking plenty of liquids.
  27. Diabetes in Children: Treating Low Blood Sugar
  28. Diabetes: Finger-Stick Test Learn how to use a finger-stick test to see how food or activity can change your blood sugar.
  29. Prediabetes Covers warning signs that you may be at risk for type 2 diabetes. Includes causes and symptoms. Looks at lifestyle changes to get your blood sugar levels back to a normal range. Includes tips on diet, weight loss, and exercise.
  30. Basic Metabolic Panel Briefly discusses basic metabolic panel, a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function. Provides links to more info on specific tests such as blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, and potassium tests.
  31. Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c, A1c) Covers blood test that checks the amount of sugar (glucose) bound to hemoglobin. Explains that test is done to check how well you are managing your diabetes. Covers how it is done and discusses results.
  32. Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease Covers type 1 diabetes in children. Includes info on managing diabetes. Discusses using glucose monitors for bloodglucose testing. Includes links to info on dealing with diabetes in school. Includes info on hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
  33. Galactosemia Test Explains test for galactosemia, a rare disease passed from parents to children. Covers blood or urine test that checks a newborn for enzymes needed to change galactose from milk into glucose, a sugar used for energy. Explains why and how the test is done.
  34. Diabetes: Insulin's Role Learn how insulin works and why diabetes causes high blood sugar.
  35. Type 1 Diabetes Covers type 1 diabetes, also called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. Describes how pancreas regulates blood sugar (glucose) levels. Includes info on hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. Discusses treatments, including insulin.
  36. Type 2 Diabetes Information on type 2 diabetes. Describes how insulin is made and used by the body. Describes symptoms and how type 2 is treated. Provides info on blood sugar (glucose) levels. Discusses obesity's role in type 2 diabetes. Discusses exercise and diet.
  37. Type 2 Diabetes: Screening for Adults
  38. Type 2 Diabetes: Screening for Children
  39. Gestational Diabetes: Counting Carbs Guides you through carbohydrate counting as a good way to help control blood sugar when you have gestational diabetes. Explains why you need to count carbohydrates and how to count them. Includes suggestions that can help you count carbohydrate grams.
  40. How Others Manage Diabetes Hear how other people learned to do a better job managing their diabetes.
  41. Second-Trimester Exams and Tests
  42. Diabetes: Counting Carbs if You Don't Use Insulin Covers counting carbohydrates for people with type 2 diabetes who do not take insulin. Explains carb counting to manage blood sugar levels. Also explains how to count them.

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