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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
They are quite good: Constantly changing technology and designs have improve ease of use as well as acuracy of current glucometers..I would say around 5-10 points of actua ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
All similar: Pain tolerance varies from person to person. All the glucometers work similarly. Some of the lancet devices may be a bit different, but all poke a h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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You won't find one: Hi. Sorry, but ain't no such beast. You're stuck using strips, at least for the foreseeable future.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No such thing: Hi. There's no such thing as a "strip-free glucometer". Sorry, but at least for the time being, you're stuck buying strips! If you're tightly controll ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If you need: To have your glucose checked, find a friend who will let you use their equipment or check w/ your doctor, or buy some at the store -- or, only if abs ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Glucometer: I prefer the term glucose meter. You can purchase the right meters and test strips at low cost at almost all pharmacy stores. The more expensive lot l ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Variation: Hi. Yes, that would be considered probably acceptable variation. They would generally probably be tighter, but if your control solution gets measured ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Glucometer: The glucometer is only plus/minus 20%. It is designed to give a number that a diabetic can use to adjust his insulin dose. Of those 5 numbers, they ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Well controlled: Fasting 90-130 am, 100-150 2-4 hours after eating.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Before breakfast...: 90-130 befor lunch dinner sleep, 90-150 never <80 these goals must be adjusted for issues specific to you vs. Other patients, but they're r ... Read More
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