Table 9

Actions Taken if blood glucose levels not as expected

Action

Male

Female

Total


N

%

N

%

N

%


I increased my medication

24

8.9

18

7.1

42

8.0


I reduced my carbohydrate for the same mealtime the next day

167

61.6

153

60.2

320

61.0


I did more physical activity than I would normally do

106

39.1

87

34.3

193

36.8


I contacted my diabetes healthcare team for advice

36

13.3

30

11.8

66

12.6


I didn't do anything

54

19.9

60

23.6

114

21.7


Other

21

7.8

17

6.7

38

7.2


Total

408

-

365

-

773

-


* Respondents were able to tick more than one answer

Barnard et al. BMC Research Notes 2010 3:318   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-318

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