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Quiz: Testing 101

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If you want to get control of your diabetes, you have to test your blood sugar. But you have to know when and how to test, and how to use the numbers, to get the best results.

Take our Testing 101 Quiz to see how you rate.

Reviewed by Paige Reddan, MS, RD, LN, CDE 07/14.

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by Brenda Bell
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