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A 45-year-old member asked:

Are finger sticks or blood draws more accurate glucose readings?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 44 years experience
Same: With thecnology blood drawing is no better because blood takes time to getmto the lab, and red blood cells continue to consume blood sgar. Fbs has to be ordered aftder a 12 hr fasting with an hba1c.
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