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Are the glucose readings that they do at the doctors office with the glucose drink the same as a person testing the glucose levels at home ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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In brief: Basically

Blood sugar determinations done in the physician's office are usually done with same type of strips that patients use with their glucometer at home as opposed to techniques used in major laboratories.
However in hospitals, bedside fingerstick glucose levels are often done with testapes as well.

In brief: Basically

Blood sugar determinations done in the physician's office are usually done with same type of strips that patients use with their glucometer at home as opposed to techniques used in major laboratories.
However in hospitals, bedside fingerstick glucose levels are often done with testapes as well.
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