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How accurate is my glucose monitor?

Glucose monitoring system accuracy – what’s in a number? When you see a glucose number on a screen, it’s accurate, right? Most people would say, ‘Of course, what’s the point otherwise?’ BUT for several reasons, blood glucose meter accuracy is … Continue reading

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Blood ketone monitoring

Why would you want to use a blood ketone meter rather than urine ketone testing? Well, ketones need to be dealt with as soon as possible to avoid a potential medical emergency situation. Ketones will not spill over into the … Continue reading

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Blood glucose monitoring

Smart meters If you are on MDI or an insulin pump, there are a number of steps to calculating how much insulin to give in response to your blood glucose measurement. Count or estimate the carbohydrate content in the food … Continue reading

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