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How can I tell if my glucose monitor is inaccurate?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Calibrate, compare

Hi. You can use the calibration solution that comes with the meter, and/or you can compare it with the meter at your doctor's office.
If you have multiple meters (common for type 1's; not so for type 2's), you can compare them.

In brief: Calibrate, compare

Hi. You can use the calibration solution that comes with the meter, and/or you can compare it with the meter at your doctor's office.
If you have multiple meters (common for type 1's; not so for type 2's), you can compare them.
Dr. Thomas Knecht
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry

In brief: Calibrate

The glucose monitor company can send you solutions of a known glucose level.
When you test the solution, if the answer matches the known level, the machine is accurate.

In brief: Calibrate

The glucose monitor company can send you solutions of a known glucose level.
When you test the solution, if the answer matches the known level, the machine is accurate.
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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