Pilot study of self-measurement of blood glucose using the dextrostix-eyetone system for juvenile-onset diabetes Originals Received: 09 January 1978 Revised: 10 March 1978 DOI:
Cite this article as: Ikeda, Y., Tajima, N., Minami, N. et al. Diabetologia (1978) 15: 91. doi:10.1007/BF00422251 Summary
Self-measurement of blood glucose was performed by eight insulin-dependent juvenile-onset diabetics. The patients were well motivated and improved control of diabetes was obtained. The method would seem to be useful for juvenile-onset diabetics, especially of the unstable type and for pregnant diabetics.
Key words Juvenile-onset diabetes blood glucose self-measurement Dextrostix-Eyetone system patient education References
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