Search Close Search
Search Close Search
Page Menu

Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar) Monitoring and Testing

How Often to Test Blood Sugar

Blood sugar levels will be checked at least 4 times each day: before breakfast, before lunch, before dinner, before bedtime snack (even if not eating a meal).

Target Range

Your diabetes care team will let you know the optimal blood sugar range for your child.  Our goal is to keep their blood sugar within target range 75-80% of the time. 

Recording Your Blood Glucose Numbers

Blood sugar logs must be checked regularly by your care team to determine if changes are necessary to your child's diabetes care plan.

Watch the following video and refer back to it as often as needed