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My son has diabetes, how long does it take for him to get used to the finger sticks?
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not long
Unfortunately there are a lot of finger sticks that have to happen, especially with a new diagnosis.
Most kids get used to this very quickly. You can help them by talking about the importance of monitoring their blood glucose and keeping them involved in the process. This is a good opportunity to help teach and reinforce responsibility.

In brief: Not long
Unfortunately there are a lot of finger sticks that have to happen, especially with a new diagnosis.
Most kids get used to this very quickly. You can help them by talking about the importance of monitoring their blood glucose and keeping them involved in the process. This is a good opportunity to help teach and reinforce responsibility.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
In brief: Not long
Usually does not take long make sure that you use the smallest lancets and lancet device that will be adequate for your child age.

In brief: Not long
Usually does not take long make sure that you use the smallest lancets and lancet device that will be adequate for your child age.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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