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This image reveals a blood droplet atop the left thumb of a young girl, who was in the process of performing a self-monitoring blood glucose test, which as a diabetic, would test her blood glucose level. She was holding the monitoring device in her right hand. Monitoring of blood glucose levels is frequently performed to guide therapy for persons with diabetes.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Amanda Mills
Creation Date:2011
Photo Credit:Amanda Mills
CDC Organization
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