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How many times a day do you check your blood sugar?

How many times a day do you check your blood sugar?
Fingersticks only: < 2 times a day
11%
5
Fingersticks only: 3 - 5 times a day
17%
8
Fingersticks only: 6 or more times a day
4%
2
CGM: I check my graph less than 3 times a day
0%
0
CGM: I check my graph less than 3 - 5 times a day
0%
0
CGM: I check my graph more than 6 times a day
33%
15
CGM: I check my graph and never prick my finger anymore
28%
13
Other
7%
3

Over the last decade, the world of blood glucose checks has really changed for people living with type 1 diabetes.  While finger pricks and glucose meters were the standard of care for people with T1D for a long time, continuous glucose monitors have become increasingly prevalent (and thankfully covered by insurance), removing the need for constant finger pricks.

This trend is reflected in our poll this week, showing that our CWD family is checking their CGM graph way more than pricking their finger.

While finger sticks aren't going away entirely, we're moving towards a less invasive glucose monitoring experience, and our fingertips are thankful.

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