Is it necessary to test my blood glucose levels if my diabetes is being treated with tablets?
Although the answer to this question may seem obvious to some it is surprising how often it is asked.
Everyone with diabetes no matter how it is controlled , whether by diet , diet plus tablets or diet plus insulin must test their levels on a regular basis , it is absolutely essential.
You can only have effective control and management if you know your blood glucose levels. It is also necessary to enable you to avoid any complications which with diabetes can be quite serious and devastating irrespective of how it is being treated.