I been consantly finger poking (testing for approx. 34 year.s I'm 39 now but all my fingers have become extremely callused and I mean EXTREMELY. Can't test on my right hand because that's my writing hand. Any suggestions on how I can combat this problem? P.S. Tried testing on my toes but unfortuantely can't get a darn bit of bloos of them either. Connie
That's all I have been using for testing blood. Meaning lancets. Maybe I should look for some lancets that have a thicker needle. Can't poke my fingers on the right hand because that's the hand I use for writing. Had my Mom poke my fingers on the right hand and could not wright due to the pain/sensitivity.
I been a Diabetic so long unfortunately I do not use alcohol on my fingers or injection sites. I asked one of my local pharmachists about the problem I'm having on all my fingers on my left hand. I asked him if I should start testing my blood sugar on my arms like I see in some commercials. He said blood readings are not as accurate testing on the arm as it is on the fingers. He told me to discuss this w/ my M.D. (Endocrin.). Looks like next weeks I tell my M.D. about this major problem I currently having.
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