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Blood glucose monitoring for people on insulin

Publication date: Monday, 27 April 2009
Contributor(s): Sharon Preston

This article will examine the issues surrounding blood glucose monitoring for people treated with insulin.It will look at the practical skills required for patients to test accurately,the roles of the individual patient and the healthcare professional in successful monitoring,and the equipment required.The aim of the article is to ensure that monitoring justifies the expense and time involved by achieving good glycaemic control.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6, Number 1, Jan-Feb-Mar 2009
Print edition page(s): 9-11
Contributor(s): Sharon Preston

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