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When do I monitor glucose levels if I have diabetes and don’t take insulin?

If you are taking oral medications, you may decide to monitor just two times each day. Blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes are often more stable over the course of a day and you may not need to monitor as often because you can’t use the results to fine-tune your dose.

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