Blood Glucose Monitoring, Adult
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Checking your blood glucose
Using alternative sites
Some meters let you use other areas of your body (alternative sites) to test your blood. The most common places are the forearm, the thigh, and the palm of your hand.
Alternative sites may not be as accurate as your fingers. The result you get may also be delayed.
Blood glucose log
If you have type 1 diabetes:
If you have type 2 diabetes:
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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