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Trying to find out if a human glucose meter will work or if

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Trying to find out if a human glucose meter will work for dogs or if different test strips are required.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 1 year ago.

HI. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** and I've been a veterinarian for 15 years. Thank you for your question about Harry. I'm assuming he's a recently diagnosed diabetic? Has your vet recommended checking blood glucose levels at home? Do you already have a glucometer?

Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 1 year ago.

I see you have gone off line so I wanted to post this for you. Here is one of the most commonly used glucometers in veterinary medicine. If you are going to monitor blood glucose levels at home, this would be the one I'd recommend as it is accurate and reliable.

http://www.alphatrakmeter.com

Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 1 year ago.
Hi Larry,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Harry. How is everything going?
Dr. Bruce