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Molly Wagman

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    What is a fasting blood glucose reading?

    A fasting blood sugar is a reading taken after an extended fast (not eating for 8-12 hours). For most people, this reading is usually taken in the morning after they wake up and before they eat bre...

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    What should my blood glucose be when I wake up?

    Morning blood glucose targets for people with diabetes are between 80-130mg/dL. Of course, like all parts of diabetes, this is highly individualized, and we always recommend you speak with your Dia...

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    Do I need to change my lancet every time I prick my finger?

    Yes! It’s best to change your lancet (tiny needle that pokes your finger) each time you check your blood glucose to prevent pain, infection, and scar tissue. The lancet is a small, thin needle and ...

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    How often should I be testing my blood glucose?

    How often you test your blood glucose depends on your specific medications and goals. We recommend you speak with your Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS). Please log in to your 9am account by heading...

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    What can my Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS) help me with?

    Your Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS) can help you with many different topics, including but not limited to the following: Your blood sugars and other lab values Medications  Health goals Eating hab...

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    What is a Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS)?

    A Diabetes Care Specialist (DCS) is an expert in all things diabetes. Your personal DCS has completed extensive education and training from accredited programs to give you individualized support an...

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    How does the Dried Blood Spot (DBS) test work?

    The Dried Blood Spot (DBS) tests offered by 9am.health include HbA1c (average blood glucose over the past 2-3 months), blood lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides), and sometimes Serum Creatinine (...

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    What should my A1c be?

    The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that A1c goals for people living with diabetes be individualized. However, the ADA also recommends that MOST people with diabetes work towards kee...

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  • Molly Wagman created an article,

    What does A1c mean?

    Your A1c, also known as your hemoglobin A1C or HbA1c, is your average blood glucose over the past two to three months. The results help you and your diabetes care team learn more about how well you...

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