Quick navigation menu :

  1. Go to the content
  2. Go to the main sections menu
  3. Go to the search engine
  4. Go to the languages menu
  5. Go to the help menu
  6. Go to the modules
  7. Go to the shortcuts list

Help menu :

  1. Sanofi Worldwide |
     
  2. Canadian Web Sites |
     
  3. Global Business Websites |
     
  4. Contact us |
  5. Sitemap |
  6. Help
  1. RSS
  2. Font size

    Reduce font size Increase font size  
 
 

Contact us

Sanofi Canada

2905 Place Louis-R.-Renaud
Laval, Quebec, H7V 0A3

General inquiries

514-956-6200
1-800-363-6364

Customer Service

1-800-265-7927

Content :

What Is a Blood Glucose Monitor?

A blood glucose monitor is a small device that gives you a measurement of your blood glucose level. A small blood sample placed on the test strip is analyzed by the monitor. The number that appears on the monitor's screen is the level of glucose in your blood. The numbers are measured in millimoles per litre (mmol/L). If the monitor shows "Low" or "Hi" instead of a number, this means that your blood glucose is too low (less than 1.1) or too high (over 33.3). If your result doesn't match how you're feeling, you should check your technique and retest. If the "low" repeats, you should call your healthcare provider. For more information, read the articles on Blood Glucose Monitoring Targets and on Managing Hypoglycemia.