Blindness, kidney disease, and nerve damage threaten those with diabetes. Using advanced testing technology makes it easier to monitor glucose and stay healthy. This video from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration explains how to use glucose meters effectively.
Take extra care to ensure meter calibration and to only use meter-specific test strips. The FDA also warns against using expired or compromised testing strips. To learn tips for proper storage, testing, and maintenance of glucose meters, check out this full clip.
Staying educated is the best way to avoid diabetes complications. To learn more about strategies you can use to minimize your health risks, call Lifeline Medical & Diabetic at (888) 719-4870. For additional health resources, visit our website.