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Tazgirl

653d

Anyone have any tips and tricks to get blood to read on their glucose machines? I must have poked my finger 10 times or more. I ran them under warm water. I let my fingers hang down and shook them. I tied off my wrist which did finally get more blood but then I kept getting this error that said the sample was too small and to retest.

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    • Harvey78

      651d

      I poke my middle finger i found my pointer finger gets more use so is thicker. I prick on the edge closer to the tip.

    • Harvey78

      651d

      I poke my middle finger i found my pointer finger gets more use so is thicker. I prick on the edge closer to the tip.

    • MaryC

      652d

      Set the lancet to it pokes deeper. If you have thick skin or calluses you have to get through that. My husband has his set at the deepest & mine is about half way.

    • stephani1983

      653d

      Try to actually poke more towards the edge of your finger rather then the middle

    • bre_bre_hxc

      653d

      Start at the base of your finger and squeeze in an upward motion! That usually helps for me 💜

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