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Re: [IP] A1C test?

In a message dated 10/13/03 9:45:30 PM US Eastern Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> Where can I get one of those at home A1c tests I've been hearing people 
> talk
> about?  Haven't seen it at the local pharmacy.  My doc said it's ok to use
> them in-between visits since I'm trying to bring mine down, and since it'll
> be about 5 months between visits I want to try one.  Also, any data where
> people have documented the accuracy compared to lab tests?  Thanks!

If you do use one, don't hold it in your hand while it's doing its thing. 
Place it on a table. There was one small study I recall reading that said it 
reads high if you hold it.

Jan and ElvisToo 
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