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What's Your Staying Safe d-IQ?

Blood sugar levels that are too low or too high can abruptly turn into an emergency without fast and correct treatment. Knowing the facts – like the difference between low and high blood sugar episodes, what safe blood sugar levels are, and when it's time to adjust your medication – can help to keep you safe and manage your diabetes better. Do you think you know how to play it safe?

Take our Staying Safe quiz to see how you rate, and increase your diabetes-IQ.

Reviewed by Paige Reddan, MS, RD, CDE 08/14.

Click here to download a printable PDF version of this quiz

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