In recent years modern medicine has made a tremendous leap in its field. So that an ordinary person may at any time to find the reason for some of his ailments. For example, to measure the sugar content in the blood. As aware of the increase of sugar can speak causeless thirst, fatigue, frequent and copious urination, lasting scratching and itching non-allergenic in nature. At occurrence of several such symptoms in the home to learn about the sugar content in the blood with the help of electronic glucometer, precision test strips onetouch ultra. Today is the most modern means to control the composition of the blood. Namely the onetouch ultra let you know about a result in 5 seconds, and blood requires only 1 µl.
How to measure blood sugar with a glucometer;
For this test you need the meter with handle for puncture, test strips, cotton and alcohol. Before the procedure thoroughly wash hands with soap and water. Insert the lancing device a Lancet and install the recommended depth of puncture. Usually select a division 4 or 5. Wipe the finger with cotton wool soaked in alcohol. Bring the device to the finger and prick it. At this point you will not feel any pain, as is the case for blood from a finger in the laboratory and on the skin will see a small drop of blood. Now insert into the meter test strip the onetouch ultra. After that, the device will automatically turn on. Touch the streak of blood. After 5 seconds on the electronic scoreboard will show the result. Finger puncture should again be wiped with an alcohol swab.
It is worth noting that blood needs to be tested on an empty stomach, preferably in the morning. The only way to know the exact result that will be as true as in any clinic in your city.