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would a blood glucose monitor with a low battery give you an incorrect reading

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
WILL A FLASHLIGHT: With low batteries help you see less?

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
It Might: Like any other electronic device a good battery supply is essential if we want to get accurate readings. Your numbers may be coming out accurate but c ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Vague symptoms : From the information you provided I cannot see anything alarming. Your symptoms might be related to something other than what you present. Maybe a mor ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
By your primary care: That's what in-person Primary Care is for. You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or me ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Checks blood sugar: A blood glucose monitor is used to check the concentration of blood sugar (glucose). This is helpful for people with diabetes, a disease in which hig ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Chemical reaction: There is a sharp lance that gets a drop of blood. This goes onto a strip that undergoes a chemical reaction. The resultant color reaction is read my ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennie Law
13 years experience Endocrinology
Sorry, no: At this time, real time blood sugar monitoring requires capillary blood, which involves a needle prick. Some meters allow for use on palms an thighs, ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not via this forum: That's what in-person Primary Care is for. You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or me ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr. in-person: That's what in-person Primary Care is for. You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or me ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood glucose: No such thing a glucometer can check blood sugar on demand but it is not continuous.

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