blood glucose monitoring

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blood glucose monitoring

The periodic testing of serum glucose in patients known to have diabetes.
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blood glucose monitoring

Sugar monitoring Lab medicine The periodic testing of serum glucose in Pts known to have DM. See Bedside glucose monitoring, Beta cell implants, Diabetes, Glucometer, Glycosylated hemoglobin, Non-Invasive glucose monitoring.
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Q. does anyone have experience with a continuous blood glucose monitor?

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Results show that only drug and blood glucose self-monitoring was significantly associated with two factors group and testing stage (F = 5.79, P < 0.05), and the simple main effect test was consequently performed for the dependent variable [Table 2].
Simple main effect testing and post hoc between-group comparisons of the significant associations with drug and blood glucose self-monitoring revealed that the experimental group had a significantly higher score for drug and blood glucose self-monitoring at the posttest and post-post-test stages (M = 4.55, 4.10) than the control group (M = 3.62, 3.55) [Table 3].
BALTIMORE -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is taking a close look at the role of blood glucose self-monitoring among Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes.
Since strips can be the most costly factor in blood glucose self-monitoring, use of Excel GE test strips can provide a patient with hundreds of dollars of savings per year.
1 Symposium of blood glucose self-monitoring. Diabetes Care 4: 392-426, 1981.
While not approved for "'treatment decisions," the data are used in conjunction with blood glucose self-monitoring to inform medication adjustments.
Having all diabetic patients perform blood glucose self-monitoring is critical to reaching the goal of "treating to target."
Whereas other studies have examined the analytical performance of hand-held blood glucose self-monitoring devices, Skeie et al.
For example, the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial of 1993 concluded that blood glucose self-monitoring plays a pivotal role in helping people with diabetes delay or avoid blindness, kidney failure, strokes, neurological disorders and other complications of the disease.
There are certainly cases in which self-monitoring may not add much information, but there are many patients who need to monitor themselves ("CMS Scrutinizes Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring," Oct.
"Test strips are the most costly component of blood glucose self-monitoring, averaging more than $1,000 annually."