Self-monitoring glucose doesn't benefit patients not using insulin

01/20/2012 | Health Behavior News Service

Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients not using insulin resulted in an HbA1C reduction of only 0.3% over six months, and the benefit almost completely disappeared after a year, according to an analysis in The Cochrane Library. Researchers also found that self-monitoring of glucose levels did not alter patients' well-being or general satisfaction and quality of life related to health.

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