Health Tip: Take Care of Your Glucose Meter
(HealthDay News) -- Caring for your glucose meter can help you get the most accurate blood sugar results.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration mentions these suggestions:
Before use, read the instructions for both your glucose meter and test strips.
Make sure you use the appropriate test strips for your meter.
Always wash hands before testing.
Keep a log with results and the date and time you tested, even if your glucose meter does this for you.
Follow the instructions on how to appropriately clean your glucose meter, and avoid any harsh cleaners.
Bring your meter with you to doctor's visits.
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