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Blodd sugar result differ between glucometer & Lab test. One leading doctor also confirm that variation may be 20-25 %. What is your openion

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Asked by dolly, 07 Oct '10 01:28 pm
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Home glucometer and lab results varies up to 10 to 20 %. Well, test strips do have tolerances, and they age the moment the can is open (plus they have an expiration date). My aunt once used an expired set and each strip gave a different reading. Daily monitoring of blood suagr -- three to four times a day -- is absolutely REQUIRED for proper diabetes control. Obviously, you cannot be going to the lab 4 times a day! Many people think your food intake affects immediate blood sugar, but actually different foods are metabolized differently and some take longer than others, so that the effect on your blood sugar can take anywhere from an hour to a day. So marginal difference will always be there.
Answered by sumati gayki, 24 Oct '10 11:58 am

 
  
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Taek medicines
Answered by Shiva, 14 Oct '10 04:43 pm

 
  
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According to ayurveda if a person passes urine more than six times he is a diabetic . again if he gets up from bed and pass urine he is a diabetic . alternative medicines cures diabetic pernmanently and it is cheaper also please avoid allopathic medicine.
Answered by samson aseervatham, 07 Oct '10 08:46 pm

 
  
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Home tests r approximate
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 07 Oct '10 01:31 pm

 
  
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