Measurement of capillary blood glucose in filter-paper spots: an aid to the assessment of diabetic control.

@article{Wakelin1978MeasurementOC,
  title={Measurement of capillary blood glucose in filter-paper spots: an aid to the assessment of diabetic control.},
  author={Katharine Wakelin and Dr Sue J. Goldie and M. H. den Hartog and A. P. Robinson},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={2 6135},
  pages={468-9}
}
A method of measuring glucose in capillary blood spotted on to filter paper was evaluated. Between-batch reproducibility was about 6%, and the glucose remained stable in the spots for up to four days. Adoption of the method should improve control of diabetes, particularly insulin-dependent forms. 

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