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Should you give up Fingersticking monitoring while using CGM?

No. You actually need to do fingerstick observing to:

Change your CGM device.

Check your blood glucose prior to change any improvements in your care, including:

  • Taking a corrective dose of insulin for high blood glucose.

  • Checking your blood glucose level prior to driving or doing any action that could be viewed as dangerous if you had low blood glucose levels or side effects of low blood glucose levels.


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