A new article in JAMA reports self-blood glucose monitoring for type 2 diabetes is not necessary. Is
According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC report 2017; 30.3 million Americans – 9.4 percent of the U.S. population had diabetes in 2015. Home blood glucose monitoring is useful to determine the daily adjustments in treatment or insulin intake. It is advised to follow doctor's recommendations about how often to test the glucose levels.