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When is the best time to test my blood sugar?
Derek LeRoith, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Date Added: 07/03/13

As I said for the diagnosis, we like to test after the meal. But most patients eventually, if they limit their testing, they do fasting blood sugar levels. It's the easiest because they're at home. It's before breakfast and it gives you some indication of your control. Fasting blood sugar is sti...
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Dr. Derek LeRoith, prior to joining the faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2005 as Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, was Chief of the Diabetes Branch at the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. This is the largest program devoted to the study of diabetes within the intramural program of the NIH. He has published over 500 original research papers, reviews and editorials and edited a number of books on Diabetes and IGF-related topics. He is also the senior editor of a major textbook on Diabetes, now in its third edition.
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