Finger Sticking

Routine Testing of Blood Sugar Levels is Not Necessary

…lower quality of life, and more depression. I believe a much better test of your blood sugar level is the hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) test. Whereas a finger stick gives you a snapshot of your blood sugar levels at a specific time, the HbA1C provides a broader picture of your average blood sugar level over…

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Do You Need Blood Sugar Testing Every Day?

…Hemoglobin A1C Levels At the Whitaker Wellness Institute, instead of regular self-testing, we monitor our patients’ hemoglobin A1C levels. Unlike finger-stick blood-sugar testing, A1C reveals an average of blood sugar over the past few months. This test gives us a broader picture and allows us to determine…

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