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What is the normal variability for a blood glucose meter?
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Dr. Soumya Adhikari
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: +/- 15%
Unfortunately, most meters are only able to tell you a value within about 15% of the "real" value.

In brief: +/- 15%
Unfortunately, most meters are only able to tell you a value within about 15% of the "real" value.
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
Dr. Soumya Adhikari
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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
In brief: 5%
The blood glucose meters should be accurate to withinh 5%.
This means that a blood sugar of 100 could be reported by the meter as anywhere from 95 to 105. For the daily use this is quite accurate.

In brief: 5%
The blood glucose meters should be accurate to withinh 5%.
This means that a blood sugar of 100 could be reported by the meter as anywhere from 95 to 105. For the daily use this is quite accurate.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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