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The Basics of Blood Sugar

Chances are you know someone who has to keep a close eye on their blood glucose (BG) levels, because they have diabetes. But do you know why monitoring is so important to their health?

We spoke with Rachel Calendo, a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and diabetes care and education specialist at Banner Children’s - Banner Health Clinic in Mesa, Arizona, to learn the basics of blood glucose and the dangers both high and low blood glucose can pose.

Blood Glucose V2 Infographic 

Monitoring your blood glucose can be an important part of managing your diabetes. Visit bannerhealth.com to find an expert who can help. Get more tools and resources to help you stay healthy with diabetes, including our Diabetes Education App

 

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