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How does a glucose meter work?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Look at a strip

Glucose meters today work by detecting currents generated by a reaction of glucose (sugar) which is oxidized.
If you look at the srip it has a bed where the drop of blood falls and small wirelike structures that go towards the meter.

In brief: Look at a strip

Glucose meters today work by detecting currents generated by a reaction of glucose (sugar) which is oxidized.
If you look at the srip it has a bed where the drop of blood falls and small wirelike structures that go towards the meter.
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