capillary blood glucose


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capillary blood glucose

Abbreviation: CBG
The level of circulating blood glucose as measured by glucometer analysis of a fingerstick sample. Regular measurements of CBG allow diabetic patients to make frequent adjustments in their caloric intake, exercise levels, and use of antidiabetic medications, esp. insulin. Synonym: finger stick blood glucose
See: Blood Glucose Testing ( Finger Stick)
See also: glucose
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In Brazil, the Ministry of health ensures with the Health Legislation System that the self-monitoring of the capillary blood glucose must be integrated to the therapeutic process, and most of all, to the autonomous development of the carrier for the self-care through health education.
We conclude that persistent low capillary blood glucose in a patient on high inotropic support can be an early indicator of limb ischaemia and should be interpreted with caution.
More than 50% of the proven cases of hypoglycemia [proved by lab method] were missed when capillary blood glucose estimation with glucometer was done.
There is limited research to indicate what types of patients are appropriate for bedside capillary blood glucose monitoring.
Test category: Capillary blood glucose diabetes monitoring.
Of the five women who dropped out, four did not complete daily capillary blood glucose measurements, and one refused the 3-hour OGTT.
To facilitate this balance, bedside capillary blood glucose testing has become a standard of care in hospitals.
Lot 1 consists of the test strips necessary for the detection and determination of capillary blood glucose and high and low level quality controls.
In the ICU, blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate, mental and neurologic status, fluid input and output, should be monitored at least hourly and capillary blood glucose level cross-checked against laboratory venous glucose level, according to the consensus statement (Pediatrics 2004;113:e133-40).
This would suggest that capillary blood glucose monitoring is insufficient for the proper conduct of this potentially hazardous procedure and that ideally it should be performed in an area immediately adjacent to the "stat" laboratory.
Subjects were asked to check their capillary blood glucose before each meal, 2 hours postprandial, and at bedtime for the duration of the terbutaline therapy and for 1 week after discontinuation of terbutaline therapy.