Partnering with your doctor

Your doctor added insulin to your treatment because you need help to keep your blood glucose out of the Diabetes Danger Zone. Insulin therapy can be effective and help you reach your glycemic goals quickly and safely. However, medication affects people differently, so your doctor must determine the dosage that is right for you and make adjustments as needed over time. The results of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) you bring to each appointment play a vital role in this process.


Image showing the 4 steps that tell you and your doctor how your treatment is working day to day and what changes to make

Image showing list of 4 steps to take