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Glucometer

(glo͞o-kŏm′ĭ-tər)
A trademark for a portable monitor that measures blood glucose levels.

Glucometer

a trademark for a battery-powered instrument used to calculate blood glucose from as little as one drop of blood. Also called blood glucose monitor.

glucometer

Blood glucose meter, glucose meter Lab medicine A dedicated point-of-care device that quantifies serum glucose at the bedside in < 5 minutes. See Phlebtech, Point-of-care testing.

glu·com·e·ter

(glū-kom'ĕ-tĕr)
A device used to measure sugar levels in blood.
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Did they have glucometer with them, and whether they were doing self monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) or not.
Routine glucometer readings are costly in terms of time, money, and mental energy of clinicians, and do not add value, they wrote.
The ICMR has found a commercial partner to market the device but is not sure when the affordable glucometer will be available with the chemists.
glucose estimation by glucometer and laboratory glucose oxidase method by using the same venous sample.
Officials at the ministry revealed the distribution plan during a press conference held at Prince Salman Hospital, marking the distribution of 7,000 glucometers in Badiah district.
Diabetics should carry medic alert/tag labels with a doctor's prescription to support themselves while travelling with insulin syringes, medicines, glucometer and lancets and passing through security, immigration and customs at airports or crossing borders.
Dr Zachariah Thomas, endocrinologist at Dr Joseph's Polyclinic, Dubai, spoke to Gulf News about the use of a glucometer, a blood sugar monitoring device.
On May 4, a University of Manitoba faculty member tested the blood sugar levels of 71 students and staff of Southeast Collegiate by pricking their fingers with the same glucometer pen resulting in the students having to undergo HIV and hepatitis screening.
Albert's 13-year-old son, whose diabetes was diagnosed a year ago, has to check his blood sugar level six to eight times a day by pricking his finger and getting a reading on the level from an electronic device called a glucometer.
An aqueous solution of analytes then is applied, and the glucometer presents the results on its screen.
Alternatively, dentists could use a glucometer - a diagnostic instrument for measuring blood glucose - to analyse finger-stick blood samples, or use the glucometer to evaluate blood samples taken from pockets of inflammation in the gums.