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Monitoring blood glucose - Series—Prick your finger

Monitoring blood glucose: Prick your finger


Wash your hands. Then gently prick the side (the less sensitive part) of your finger with the lancet to draw out a drop of blood.

Review Date 7/24/2015

Updated by: Brent Wisse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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