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Re: [IP] Whole blood vs plasma blood glucose levels



actually, on the lifescan web site they have an online tool to do the math
for you that I just found at:

http://www.lifescan.com/care/tools/whole_blood.html

Justin

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Justin Daubenmire" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Whole blood vs plasma blood glucose levels


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> Hi Don.
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> Do you have a link to the article on lifescan.com that explains this? I
> can't dind it ont he site and am looking on it...
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> Justin
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 10:26 AM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Whole blood vs plasma blood glucose levels
>
>
> > Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
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> > needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
> > of the diabetes community. Please visit:
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> > Don,
> >
> > Actually, to convert TO Plasma-calibrated from whole-blood calibrated,
you
> > multiple your whole-blood value by 1.12.  If you want to convert plasma-
> > calibrated TO whole-blood, then divide your plasma value by 1.12.
> >
> > Hope that helps.
> >
> > Ryan
> >
> > >Go for the Plasma  values,  Both values are correct!!! BUT plasma will
> > >corralate  better with your  laboratory results.  Most of the older
> > >meters are set for whole blood, some can be reset to plasma. The newer
> > >meters are now set for the standard Plasma levels.  " that is why you
> > >hear people upset because their new  meters read higher "
> > >I believe to calculate your whole blood results to plasma, just
multiply
> > >the whole blood by 1.5 , Lifescan.com  has a nice article on the
> > >plasma/whole blood issue.
> > >
> > >don
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