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BreaMarie91
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Hey Kristi glad to hear you did Ashley’s blood test!
For the longest time we used just lancets (we had to manually poke like you would do if you poked yourself with a sewing needle and it was torture). Then when I started high school and wanted to attempt to do blood tests on my own we got an Accu Check poker that’s used for people with diabetes, but I had to litertally poke myself sometimes 5 times. We’re in the process of finding new lancets now because the ones my clinic were providing for awhile (which were amazing lancets) are being discontinued now !
Anybody got any suggestions for lancets? Because we have like 3 left…and we’ve got two in our family with PKU…and I’m doing weekly levels because of Kuvan. So we’ve got very little time to find new lancets. nBreanna

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