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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.

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Ikeda, Y., Tajima, N., Minami, N. et al. Pilot study of self-measurement of blood glucose using the dextrostix-eyetone system for juvenile-onset diabetes. Diabetologia 15, 91–93 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00422251

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Key words

  • Juvenile-onset diabetes
  • blood glucose
  • self-measurement
  • Dextrostix-Eyetone system
  • patient education