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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Clinistix (Overview)

Clinistix is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


Dr. Andrew Berry
4 doctors shared insights

Clinistix (Overview)

Clinistix is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Is clinistix a reliable test?

Usually: Clinistix is usually reliable. For blood on dipstick the can have false positives with eating beets, hemolysis (breaking up of red blood cells), severe muscle injury leaking myoglobin into urine. For protein false positives are associated with high ph (>7.5) and very concentrated urine. False negative protein can be associated with dilute urine. Leuk est usually reliable. Spe gravity reliable. ...Read more

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How do you get some clinistix ?

From a manufacturer: Clinistix is a testing strip you order from a company that makes it. Look up online. I am sure you can purchase it through the companies. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix?

Clinistix: Advantages are the patients can check their blood sugar and keep a record of it, if they are being treated for diabetes, also helps them to know if they get hypoglycemic episodes but the disavantages are that you can get false readings if not used properly, and get false sence of security, and you start to ignore medical advice.You still need to check you aic hemoglobin which tells you the truth. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix reagent strips?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix reagent strips?

Clinistix: Advantages are the patients can check their blood sugar and keep a record of it, if they are being treated for diabetes, also helps them to know if they get hypoglycemic episodes but the disavantages are that you can get false readings if not used properly, and get false sence of security, and you start to ignore medical advice.You still need to check you aic hemoglobin which tells you the truth. ...Read more

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Does clinistix fail to show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in toilet?

Does clinistix fail to show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in toilet?

Dilution Effect: Generally, urine glucose testing strips need to be dipped into urine only. If dipping into toilet water there will be a significant dilutional effect and make the reading inaccurate. ...Read more

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How do you use glucostix, chemstrip, clinistix ?

Dip it in urine cup: Dip the glucostix, chemstrip, or clinistix in a urine cup and read after 2 minutes (or manufacturer's recommendations). ...Read more