Finger pricking and pain: a never ending story.

  title={Finger pricking and pain: a never ending story.},
  author={Lutz Heinemann},
  journal={Journal of diabetes science and technology},
  volume={2 5},
  • Lutz Heinemann
  • Published 2008 in Journal of diabetes science and technology
Without finger pricking, no self-measurement of blood glucose (SMBG) is possible. However, the number of scientific studies dealing with this topic, which is highly relevant for patients, is surprisingly small. This is in sharp contrast to the number of papers about blood glucose meters and SMBG in general. This article highlights a number of aspects that are relevant when it comes to finger pricking and pain. There is a clear improvement in the technology employed in the many different lancing… CONTINUE READING
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