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Re: [IP] Bayer Glucometer Elite Accuracy
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>> My endo won't allow me to "force" or "squeeze" any blood out of my fingers.
>> This isn't usually a problem, but at times it is. He says it changes the
>> number. Anyone else been told this?
>Yes, my endo told me that several years ago. He said "milking" the finger
>isn't a good idea because it adds extra lymphatic fluid to the blood you're
>trying to test, therefore diluting it and giving a lower reading.
This sounds excessively cautious. Given the known inaccuracy of home
meters, does this lyphatic fluid really dilute the blood enough to make
any measurable effect?
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