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How can bad blood sugar readings improve my diabetes treatment?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Blood sugar matters, a lot, because over time high levels of blood sugar cause damage to your body. So high numbers are bad, right? Yes, but you can’t take any one number too seriously. A bad number doesn’t make you a bad person. I like to say that even bad numbers are good information. 
That’s the secret to blood sugar testing: It’s good information. “Bad” numbers are simply good information that you need to do something about. 

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