From Garwood, New Jersey, USA:
How accurate is a blood sugar test on a sample taken six months ago, but kept refrigerated? Would the levels change from the day it was taken?
The result on testing blood glucose in a six month old sample would be meaningless. There would probably be no glucose in the sample as the glucose is used up by the blood cells.
Original posting 26 May 2001
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Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:22
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