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Avatar f tn My doc just called and I did not pass the 1-hour glucose test so now I have to go back for the 3-hour! Has this happened to anybody? Anyone know what happens if I have the diabetes you get with pregnancy? Ugh!
Avatar f tn I checked my blood sugar this morning using one of my family member's glucose meter out of curiosity today. I am wondering if I have to worry about testing for Hep C as I do not know that person's status. Key things to note - 1) I placed a brand new needle inside the lancing device, although the device belongs to my family member 2) I placed a brand new glucose testing strip inside the meter Do you guys recommend I get tested? Thank you everyone!
Avatar m tn I adopted a healthy lifestyle with exercise and natural diet few months back,went to my aunt's place yest. She had this personal blood glucose kit, I was just curious regarding my blood sugar, if it was normal/healthy considering my recent diet changes...She said she had fresh disposable lancets and testing strips, saw them and verified them myself, they were fresh and in a large quantity in plastic bags.The digital meter was one that she uses always.
Avatar f tn So I was thinking any diluted blood that may of been in pen could of dribbled down the needle. Or that the glucose pen nib could of still had blood on it.
Avatar m tn hello, i'm a medical student, two months ago i was working on a research regarding diabetes, where we measure their glucose level using the glucose measuring device. i was wearing gloves while measuring glucose level from a 40 year old married man with two kids who seemed healthy and unsuspicious for hiv.
Avatar n tn IV needles inject blood directly into the blood stream, the glucose is a superficial prick that just breaks the skin.
Avatar m tn Today I was teaching a pt how to use a glucose meter and lancet ,the pt had a hard time taking the lancet out of a device; the lancet finally came out and landed on my led and poke me. I asked pt if have any other conditions besides diabetes and she said HIV!. I'm worry, I reported the the office manager and I got tested right away, and I have to be tested for a year. What are the chances I can get infected with the virus. Thanks.
Avatar f tn And in any case, your symptoms don't sound like those of acute HIV. Third, is your HIV test result reliable? Yes. Modern blood tests are highly reliable if done sufficiently long after exposure, and blood test results always outweigh symptoms in judging the possibility someone has HIV. Your negative test results at 6 weeks prove you didn't catch it and that HIV is not a possible explanation for your symptoms.
Avatar n tn I am not an expert on blood glucose testing, but I am fairly certain that the lancets are only meant to be used once and then disposed of properly. If only for the sake of getting a proper reading, everyone in your family should be using their own lancet and not reusing them.
Avatar f tn Hi Last week I took a CBG blood glucose test. I ensured the lancet was new. It was uncapped and it was new. However, I didn't know about the strip on the glucose meter. I was scared since that it could have been reused and I felt like I saw either blood or blood stains on it. The same day and the next, I asked the doctor and they said that the meter would not work on used strips.
Avatar m tn I had a gloves on. I used 33 gauze lancet. I did come in direct contact with her blood(whatever blood left on that lancet). What is my chance to get HIV or Hepatitis C. I asked her about her medical history but she said that she did not have any disease.She is 22 years old black female.Please help.
Avatar f tn My two cents worth is that initially, at least, you are going to have to resolve yourself to take lots of blood sugar sticks. Yipes! The automatic needle sticker is pretty painless. The test strips will be an expense and your insurance company may not pay for enough. If you eat the same kinds and quantities of foods consistantly, at the same time, once you have established the routine you can cut down on the sticks.
Avatar n tn Testing anytime is not a good idea as it fails to provide an accurate insight on your blood sugar levels. Also, be certain to sterilized your test site prior to using a lancet to avoid contamination, or you will end up with inaccurate results. Lastly, I suggest you see your doctor for an A1c [HbA1c, HgbA1c, HA1c] test. The A1c measures your blood sugars over the past 2-3 months and provides a better idea if you are a diabetes candidate or not.
Avatar m tn What are the main purposes of lancet and lancing device when carrying out a blood glucose test? Typically, lancet and lancet device are used in monitoring levels of blood glucose to drag out little blood sample from the patient to test his/her glucose level. The blood sample will be now dropped on a test strip and injected in a blood glucose meter to get the needed result. Blood glucose test strip This is a feature in the lives of many diabetic people.
446335 tn?1223951956 My doctor had me do the 2-hr. glucose tolerance test today. Don't have the results yet but the blood sugar test they did initially showed a level of 140. I know both of those put me into the category of diabetic. Runs in the family BTW, father managed blood sugar with Glucotrol. So what can I expect? Is this a situation where the doctor goes straight to meds or do you first try to get the blood sugar level down with a low-carb diet? Just curious what's ahead of me.
Avatar n tn i have been done the blood glucose test when i pregnancy 28 week in a clinic, i worried that the dr forget to change the lancet and i have the risk exposure to hiv. the dr is using the multiclix lancet. am i at risk if dr forget to twist to change the lancet. 1. i need to do the hiv test? 2. am i at risk? 3. the posibility of infection is high? 4. is me over thinking?
Avatar m tn Dr. I test my blood glucose levels regularly. Recently I fingered a lady other than my wife. I had taken my glucose level about 28 hours earlier. Would that increase the chances of me getting hpv through the lancet wound. If so could I transmit it to my wife either digitally or through intercourse?
Avatar n tn i have been done the blood glucose test when i pregnancy 28 week in a clinic, i worried that the dr forget to change the lancet and i have the risk exposure to hiv. the dr is using the multiclix lancet. am i at risk if dr forget to twist to change the lancet. 1. i need to do the hiv test? 2. am i at risk? 3. the posibility of infection is high? 4.
Avatar m tn some weeks ago one of my friends wanted to test her glucose by a rapid test we sell. i wanted to help her. i pricked her finger by a lancet for testing. after that i forgot to dispose that lancet. and i was describing the test procedure to her while i was playing with the lancet (in my hand) without me noticing that it was used by another person. suddenly i found out that my finger was touching the lancet needle and i immediately threw out the lancet!
Avatar m tn i did a test for hiv and i am worried about something the guy changed the lancet that pricks me but it is from the same pen so the same outer cap is still on and it might contain dry blood is there any risk for hiv or hepatitis is there is dry blood on cap ?
Avatar f tn This is called the window period. Because it can take 3 months or more for the antibodies to show up in a blood test, it is important to wait this long before having an antibody test if you suspect you have recently been infected.
Avatar m tn hello doctor i want to know 2 things first i went to a pharmacy to test my sugar levels the man opened a lancet and took my glucose level it came good but i am concerned about 2 things that are major : 1- the pen outer had dry blood on it what are the chances of HCV (hepatitis c ) and HIV my concern is raised due to 2 thing i tested my sgpt sgot they are high i think due to the acne medicine i am taking but from this encounter do i have any risk ?
Avatar n tn At work, a co-worker (mid 50's heterosexual married male with diabetes) allowed me to use his glucose test kit so I could examine my blood sugar levels. I cleaned my fingers with alcohol before he used his lancet to stick my finger, and obviously drew a tiny drop of blood.
Avatar m tn Dr. I test my blood glucose levels regularly.  Recently I fingered a lady other than my wife.  I had taken my glucose level about 28 hours earlier.  Would that increase the chances of me getting hpv through the lancet wound.  If so could I transmit it to my wife either digitally or through intercourse?
Avatar m tn You are right I am sorry and I am so confused. It is a test glucose test for sugar in your blood, and I know that no one will reuse a used needle but I did not see him open it and the needle was unprotected....
Avatar n tn No Rx required for test strips. Try wherever you purchased the glucose test meter, or online at Amazon or web sites like americandiabeteswholesale.
Avatar f tn I've recently been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes and started testing my blood glucose at home with the One Touch Ultra 2 monitor. The test strips that I've been given are pre-coded, so I do not have to do anything to my monitor prior to testing, other than insert the strip.