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  • n. The pricking of a finger in order to obtain a small sample of blood


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  • We didn't even have glycosylated hemoglobin measurements; in fact, fingerstick machines for home use were just being developed.

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  • Very difficult to manage with nothing but a fingerstick glucose monitor in a tent, but she made it.


  • ® Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test for use with oral fluid, fingerstick and venous whole blood and plasma samples.


  • They'll ask you to send that data to them, they'll confirm that "it sucks in comparison to all the calibration fingerstick entries", and issue the credit immediately.

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  • The introduction of fingerstick capillary blood glucose monitoring in the 1970s set the stage for the era of intensive insulin therapy, leading to a substantial reduction in the risk of long-term complications from diabetes.

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  • The idea: Each machine could test a fingerstick of blood from a few dozen people an hour, with multiple machines dispatched to an emergency to handle the crowds. Home RSS feed

  • When using Medtronic's glucose sensors with Paradigm Revel Insulin Pumps, trend alerts can notify patients of rapid changes in glucose levels so that they can take immediate corrective or preventative action after confirming glucose levels with a fingerstick glucose measurement.

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  • Question. did you ever have to use a razor blade for a fingerstick?

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  • If you do that, you can relax (a bit) about your fingerstick readings at non-Hypo bG levels.

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