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How reliable are fingerstick blood tests?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: Very reliable

There is a specific technique that miust be followed when doing finger sticks.
If the procedure is properly performed the results are quite reliable. They will be within about 5% of a simultaneous venous blood test.

In brief: Very reliable

There is a specific technique that miust be followed when doing finger sticks.
If the procedure is properly performed the results are quite reliable. They will be within about 5% of a simultaneous venous blood test.
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine

In brief: Reliable

If the blood glucose machine is calibrated and works effectively, the tests are very reliable.

In brief: Reliable

If the blood glucose machine is calibrated and works effectively, the tests are very reliable.
Dr. John Munshower
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