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Some meters will have tests strips built in. Blood testing meters New meters come on the market all the time, so it can be tricky choosing the right one. Choose which finger to prick but avoid your thumb or index finger finger next to your thumb.

Lancets come in different sizes and thicknesses or gauges. If ketone levels get too high it can be very serious. How to manage a sick day When you are sick, your blood glucose levels may fluctuate and be unpredictable. You and your healthcare team can then look back over your results to see if you need to adjust your treatment. You can only use a lancet once or they get blunt and are painful to use.

Client education and good communication between you the veterinarian and pet owners is vital. It measures the amount of sugar in the fluid surrounding your cells, called interstitial fluid. You can adjust the device to change how far it goes into the skin. When you are ill, you will probably not feel up to shopping for food, drinks and testing supplies. Place the device against the side of your finger and press the plunger.

Use a different finger each time

Note them down in a diary, a notebook or in your phone calendar. Use a different finger each time and a different area. Wash your hands with soap and warm water. Make a note of your readings It may sound obvious, but you must record your readings. You can use the same tissue to take out the test strip and throw that away too.

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