Re: what is a good or bad reading on a diabetic monitor
Originally Posted by geoffq76
I am a newbie diabetic....no help from my doctor so I just google stuff...got myself a freestyle lite monitor...but I don't know what a good reading or a bad reading is...last two were 7.6 and then 10.2...I dunno.
The 7.6 is ok if it's 2 hours after a meal, but not good if it is fasting first thing in the morning. The 10.2 is definitely not that great. You should work on exercising, which can help, as well as cutting out refined carbs from your diet.
Good luck and keep us posted.
Dxd T1 1966, 2001 dialysis, 2002 kidney transplant, 2003 insulin pump, 2008 pancreas transplant
Last edited by Cora1003; 07-26-2009 at 02:05 PM.