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Re: For all of those who freak out at test numbers (myself included)
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2014, 06:36:25 PM »
Also to add to AOKAY's post - my husband is diabetic and has a meter here.  I take my sugar sometimes (no reason, I just like to see what it is)  I was going for a blood test and right before I went I took my reading and got 98.  I went right to the place to get my blood drawn and when it came back it was 86.

That could be due to the fact that a lab is more sensitive, basically the margin of error is greater on a home device.  I'm guessing my glucose was up since I had eaten 9.5 hours prior.
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