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Flash glucose monitors are a way of measuring your blood glucose levels without having to prick your fingers. It is a small sensor that you wear just under your skin and records your glucose (sugar) levels continuously throughout the day and night.
In this video we discuss HbA1c, a blood test that measures blood glucose control over the last 3 months.
This page explains what blood glucose testing is and why it is required for people with diabetes. It covers what the numbers mean, how to control your blood glucose level, and how and when to test your blood glucose.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring is a method of continually measuring the glucose levels within the interstitial fluid.
This resource is for people who are about to start or have started using the FreeStyle Libre. Please work through the sections within the resource to learn more about the Libre.
This page explains the HbA1c blood test and how it is useful in monitoring diabetes.
The Freestyle Libre is available for patients in Somerset and Dorset who fit the criteria defined by NHS England.
There are a number of factors that can affect your blood glucose levels, particularly if you are on insulin. This resource explores some of the reasons that may be causing your high blood glucose levels.