From Hawaii, USA:
Is there any difference in blood sugar testing results if the finger is "milked" or squeezed, compared to if the blood drop comes out easily? If so, would it likely be higher or lower than the actual level?
Minimal differences are likely. It's best to get a good drop of blood without too much squeezing so that this is more actual capillary blood rather than other tissue fluids.
Original posting 7 May 2003
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:46
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