My four year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of two. We check her blood glucose levels four or five times a day. I am worried about the long term damage that this can cause. Could you tell me more about this?
As far as I am aware, there is no evidence that repeated finger pricks result in long term damage to the fingers.
Original posting 6 Dec 2000
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections
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