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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is there any blood sugar monitoring instrument for diabetic patients that can measure sugar without pain?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 53 years experience
Soon, not yet: However, todays method is much less painful if you use the side of your finger rather than the tip of the finger or if you use an alternative site (which can be done with certain monitors.) also, be sure to not have wet alcohol on the skin where you test, it will sting.
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