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While the value of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is well established in patients taking insulin (in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes), debate has continued as to its usefulness in type 2 patients not taking insulin.
It has been a working hypothesis that self-monitoring in these patients could prompt them to adjust their diet and lifestyle resulting in improved glycemic control.
A meta-analysis published in the Cochrane Library this year has concluded that this hypothesis is false.