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How to Check Your Blood Sugar

Rhodes has been checking his blood sugar for over 32 years. If you need a primer on using a glucose meter, watch Rhodes demonstrate checking blood sugar on his device.

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Treating Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar can be extremely dangerous, and often makes you feel jittery and on edge. Rhodes recommends quick acting sugar like glucose tablets or juice to raise sugar fast, combined with stabilizing carbs, like crackers or a granola bar, to help keep blood sugar at a safe level.

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What is a Continuous Glucose Monitor?

Rhodes uses a continuous glucose monitor (“CGM”) to monitor his blood sugar. Inserted in his abdomen, the CGM conveys a blood sugar reading every five minutes. The monitor alerts him to upward and downward trends in blood sugar, and helps to predict and prevent serious highs and lows.

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