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Paper Chase 2: Blood Glucose Test Strip Quantity-Limit Policies

Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
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Quantity limits for blood glucose test strips was not associated with worsening short-term outcomes, suggesting that these policies can reduce costs associated with test strips without causing patient harm.

 

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CHRISTINE S. -

Makes sense. I get frequent requests from patients who want more glucose strips and I am convinced they are not testing their blood sugar. I believe a fair amount of patients are selling them as there are multiple sites who will purchase "your unneeded glucose strips".

Heidi J., MD -

Fascinating, Christine! A diabetic supply black market. Who knew? We need to look into this! Thanks so much for your comment.

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