Endocrine Society advises against regular SMBG

Self-monitoring of blood glucose should not be recommended in adults with stable type 2 diabetes on agents that don’t cause hypoglycaemia, says the Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA).  

This is one of five recommendations from the society’s Choosing Wisely list, which aims to curb overuse of certain tests that don’t benefit patients.

It echoes a Choosing Wisely recommendation from the