Use of an automated device for alternative site blood glucose monitoring.

  title={Use of an automated device for alternative site blood glucose monitoring.},
  author={Samuel Edwin Fineberg and Richard M Bergenstal and Robert M. Bernstein and Lori M B Laffel and Sherwyn L Schwartz},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={24 7},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy, comfort, and ease of use of a new automated device for blood glucose monitoring using the arm as an alternative sampling site. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS These studies use an automated hand-held device that applies a small vacuum, lances the skin, transfers blood onto an electrochemical test strip, and measures glucose. Patients who had type 1 or type 2 diabetes and had received no prior training using this device were recruited from five diabetes clinics… CONTINUE READING


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