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Blood sugar monitoring - is my home monitor just as good as checking at the lab?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: No
Lab testing is the most accurate.
Values from a meter can vary within 20% of the lab value. At the extreme range (very low or very high), the glucometer is not very accurate.

In brief: No
Lab testing is the most accurate.
Values from a meter can vary within 20% of the lab value. At the extreme range (very low or very high), the glucometer is not very accurate.
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