Blood Glucose Meter
A Blood Glucose Meter, also known as a glucometer or blood sugar meter, is a medical device used to measure the concentration of glucose (sugar) in a person’s blood. This device is primarily used by individuals with diabetes, a chronic condition that affects how the body processes glucose.
The basic functioning of a glucometer typically involves the following steps:
- Application of the Sample: The user typically pricks their skin, often on the side of a fingertip, to obtain a small sample of blood. Some meters may use blood samples from different parts of the body.
- Measurement: The blood sample is placed on a test strip or a glucose testing strip, which is inserted into the meter. The meter then analyzes the sample to determine the concentration of glucose in the blood.
- Reading the Results: The meter displays the current glucose concentration on its screen. Users and healthcare providers can read these results to monitor blood glucose levels, adjust treatment plans, and make decisions regarding diabetes management.
These glucometers are vital tools for individuals with diabetes as they allow for the regular monitoring of blood glucose levels, enabling them to manage their condition effectively. The results obtained from these meters help individuals make decisions about medication, insulin dosages, diet, and lifestyle choices to maintain optimal blood sugar control and prevent complications associated with diabetes.
Included in the package :
- 1x Meter 1pcs
- 50x blood lancets
- 1x blood sampling pen
- 5ox blood test strips