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Are fingerstick tests accurate?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, if done right

There are certain techniques that have to be observed, such as not squeezing the finger, etc.
That must be observed. If everything is done right the resultant blood test results are quite accurate. The fingerstick blood sugars are one of the most important things that a diabetic can doo help him/herself.

In brief: Yes, if done right

There are certain techniques that have to be observed, such as not squeezing the finger, etc.
That must be observed. If everything is done right the resultant blood test results are quite accurate. The fingerstick blood sugars are one of the most important things that a diabetic can doo help him/herself.
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Dr. Mani Bashyam
Internal Medicine - Diabetology

In brief: Fairly accurate

some meters are more reliable than others

In brief: Fairly accurate

some meters are more reliable than others
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