Using glucose meters can help diabetes patients keep their glucose levels under control, substantially improving their health. However, glucose meters must be used properly to be effective. This video gives some tips on how to make sure you’re using your glucose meter correctly.
Some of the tips and guidelines mentioned include the following:
- Be sure to read the instructions thoroughly before using the meter for the first time.
- Wash your hands; any food or sugar can affect results.
- Don’t squeeze your finger; let the blood flow naturally.
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