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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Blood Glucose Meter

Word! Blood Glucose Meter

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Blood Glucose Meter

(En español: Medidor de glucosa)

Say: blud gloo-kose me-tur

A blood glucose meter is a small, portable machine that's used to check how much glucose (a type of sugar) is in the blood (also known as the blood glucose level). People who have diabetes often use a blood glucose meter to find out how they are doing.