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Blood glucose test. Lancet containing a blood sample being used to test blood sugar (glucose) levels. The sample is inserted into the meter, which will measure the amount of glucose the blood contains. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which unused sugars (such as glucose) accumulate in the blood and urine. Monitoring of blood glucose levels allows diabetics to control the disease through diet or medication such as insulin injections.
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