Pilot study of self-measurement of blood glucose using the dextrostix-eyetone system for juvenile-onset diabetes
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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 wordsJuvenile-onset diabetes blood glucose self-measurement Dextrostix-Eyetone system patient education
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