Blood Glucose Monitoring


This pharmacological resource demonstrates the procedure in quatitative measuring of glucose level in the blood. The OneTouch Horizpon Test Strip with the OneTouch Horizon Blood Glusose meter will be used for this purpose.


These test strips are for in vtiro diagnostic use, that is, testing outside the body. The video demonstration covers the procedure form preparation to observing for results with accompanying audio to explain each step.

Author(s): George KoffuorView Details of Author
Year: 2011
Keywords:   blood glucose, glucose  
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OneTouch Horizon Test Strips are used with the OneTouch Horizon Blood Glucose meter for quantitative measuring of glucose in whole blood. OneTouch Horizon Test Strips are for testing outside the body (in vitro diagnostic use). A video lesson is provided to demonstrate the procedure. At the end of the lessons, student should have met the requirements of the lesson objectives.




Describe the test and test the principle.

Perform the test procedures and interpret the results.


Lesson Content

Blood Glucose Monitoring (video)
Blood Glucose Monitoring



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