Home glucose monitoring using a glucometer will greatly assist your degree of control. It is extremely important that your glucose levels are kept as close as possible to the normal level. You will get instant information regarding the interaction of food, exercise stress and inter-current infections present.
In the case of persons with T1DM, it is best that you check before each main meal and at bed time. This will give you sufficient information to make the necessary adjustments yourself or to discuss same with your health professional. It is prudent to record your values along with the date and time..