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Re: [IP] Bayer Glucometer Elite Accuracy

John Neale wrote:
'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?

I don't really know, this was just what she said.

Ted Quick
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