The guidelines below will help you adjust your diabetes medicine and diet as you get ready for your test.
If you see a diabetes educator or diabetes specialist, contact them at least 1 week before your test to ask about adjusting your diabetes medicine or insulin.
Test your blood sugar anytime you feel your blood sugar is low or high.
If you take insulin
*Be sure to bring a source of fast-acting sugar and your blood glucose meter with you.
If you take diabetes medicine other than insulin
For 24/7 nurse advice and general health information call Health Link at 811.
Current as of: July 10, 2020
Author: Endocrinology and Metabolism Program, Alberta Health Services
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