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Accuracy of Blood-Glucose Meters Questioned

Millions of diabetics prick their fingers and check their glucose levels on home meters several times a day. Now a Food and Drug Administration official says an analysis of the meters' accuracy shows a wide variation -- a caution for those who rely on them, Kaiser Health News reports.

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