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Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose: A Pilot Review

Anita D. Patel, BA, PharmD; Viktoria Kharlamb, PharmD; Arthur P. Reiter, BS, MS; and Ron Lovly, MS, RPh
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The authors conducted a study to determine whether patients who were not using insulin were following guidelines for self-monitoring of blood glucose. After a new software package was implemented at their institution, the reduced number of excess test strips led to cost savings and improved compliance.