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How accurate is a glucometer?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: They are quite good

Constantly changing technology and designs have improve ease of use as well as acuracy of current glucometers.
.I would say around 5-10 points of actual blood levels when tested at a certified laboratory. They are meant to guide you with controlling your diet/food consumptions to maintain a good sugar level. Having diabetes is tough! fllow-up with doc regularly. Good luck.

In brief: They are quite good

Constantly changing technology and designs have improve ease of use as well as acuracy of current glucometers.
.I would say around 5-10 points of actual blood levels when tested at a certified laboratory. They are meant to guide you with controlling your diet/food consumptions to maintain a good sugar level. Having diabetes is tough! fllow-up with doc regularly. Good luck.
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