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What are the side effects of glucose test strips?

Glucose test strips are used with a monitoring device and do not have side effects because they are not used in or on your body. Collecting the blood to test with a glucose test strip usually involves pricking your skin with a needle, which may cause some pain. Talk with your doctor if you have any concerns about using glucose test strips to monitor your blood sugar.

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