Dubai: Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) can help diabetic patients tackle their condition more effectively, an expert believes.
What does SMBG stand for?
SMBG stands for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
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- Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College (University of Mississippi)
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- Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute (Harrisonville, PA)
- Southern Moreton Bay Islands (Australia)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The current guidelines and expert recommendations highlight the role of self-monitoring of blood glucose in diabetes management and emphasize that education is necessary to ensure that people feel confident about managing their disease.
Increases in whole blood glucose measurements using optically based self-monitoring of blood glucose analyzers due to extreme Canadian winters.
The article submitted by CADTH comments on the practice of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) for patients with type 2 diabetes.
The IDF has also released fresh guidelines on the Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Non-Insulin Treated Type 2 Diabetes and Oral Health for People With Diabetes.
Self-monitoring of blood glucose is a key component of effective diabetes management.
Heartache Report 2007 (vii) Diabetes Control and Complications Trial on Type 1 diabetes (New England Journal of Medicine, 329(14), September 30, 1993); Martin S, Schneider B, Heinemann L, Lodwig V, Kurth H-J, Kolb H, Scherbaum W A: Self-monitoring of blood glucose in Type 2 diabetes and long-term outcome: an epidemiological cohort study.
Studies show conflicting results for the effect of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG)  in improving glycemic control in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.