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Good for Diabetics– No More Needles?

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

For people with diabetes, self-injections and pinpricks are part of a daily routine designed to regulate and monitor blood sugar levels. You can say goodbye to the needles.

Blood glucose is typically measured by pricking the finger with a small, but very sharp lancet several times each day to obtain blood samples. A small drop of blood is applied to a test strip, which is then inserted into a glucose meter that determines blood glucose levels. Monitoring blood glucose levels may seem like a simple procedure, but it is never a pleasant experience.

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