Seven testing methods for self-monitoring of blood glucose were compared with standard reference methods. All of the methods examined showed reasonably close correlation with the reference methods. There was a general trend toward greater absolute and percentage deviation with higher plasma glucose values. Nevertheless, for clinical purposes, accuracy is sufficient to permit use of any of the methods tested.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing