How valuable are patients' blood glucose monitoring results?

Aust Fam Physician. 1991 Jul;20(7):997, 1000.


Blood glucose testing by people with diabetes is an accepted method of assessing diabetes control, and is often the basis for adjusting the diabetes treatment regimen. This case report illustrates the importance of checking the patient's testing technique when the home and surgery test results differ.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring / methods
  • Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring / standards*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / blood*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Patient Education as Topic / standards*
  • Self Care / standards*