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Ted's pre-exercise snack discovery: type 1


Watch as Ted uses before-and-after testing to figure out whether he needs a snack before exercising in order to keep his blood glucose level in a safe range.

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Accu-Chek Testing in Pairs tool

Testing in pairs
Item Description

This simple paper tool helps you see changes in your blood sugar before and after a specific meal, exercise or other event. Use it for 7 days to see how one thing in your daily routine affects your blood sugar.


Meals, Activity, Stress, Daily Life

Benefits and features
  • Use to see how your blood sugar changes before and after specific choices or events:
    • Food and drinks—How does a certain food or alcohol affect your blood sugar?
    • Exercise—How do specific activities affect you?
    • Daily life—If you try to reduce stress, does it help?
  • Learn about your blood sugar in just 7 days
  • Think about simple steps you can take, such as changing serving sizes, walking after dinner, etc.
  • Share with your healthcare provider—take a completed Accu-Chek Testing in Pairs tool to your next appointment and talk about what you both see



Child—English | Please work with your healthcare provider to use the tool with your child.