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Are finger sticks or blood draws more accurate glucose readings?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza answered

Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology

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.

Answered 10/7/2017



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