Word! Blood Glucose Meter
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Blood Glucose Meter
Say: blud gloo-kose me-tur
A blood glucose meter is a small, portable machine that's used to check how much glucose (a type of sugar) is in the blood (also known as the blood glucose level). People who have diabetes often use a blood glucose meter to find out how they are doing.
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