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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Clinistix (Overview)

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


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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

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Why doesn't clinistix show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in hot water?

Why doesn't clinistix show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in hot water?

Here are some...: Known to us, any testing agents have their recommended ways of storage & preservation as well as their expiration date. Deviating from these especially after incidentally dropping into water, their intended sensitivity will change. That is why; so, get a new one and follow instructions for testing and storage. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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What will happen if you put clinistix in mixture of water and glucose?

What will happen if you put clinistix in mixture of water and glucose?

Clinstix: Never tried it but would prob show glucose depending on how much glucose you put in. Problem is to find pure glucose to put in the water. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more