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Wed Apr 10 09:46:51 EDT 2013

Please give me a scale comparing the two kinds of blood glucose reading numbers as I am only familiar with the 4 to 7 scale on my blood glucose meter
Asked By: wigginsm  

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2013-04-19 14:46:08.0

Due to technical glitch, Liz's answer was cut off. Here it is in its entirety:

In the US, we use mg/dl.

4 mmol/dl is equivalent to 72 mg/dl; 7 mmol/dl is equivalent to 126 mg/dl.

This link enables you to convert mmol to mg/dl! - http://en.mte.cz/conversion.php.

  • Formula for calculation of mmol/l from mg/dl: mmol/l = mg/dl / 18
  • Formula for calculation of mg/dl from mmol/l: mg/dl = 18 × mmol/l
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    Answered By: Monica Dennis
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    2013-04-10 17:17:22.0

    Hello,

    In the US, we use mg/dL

    4 mmol/dl is equivalent to 72 mg/dl; 7 mmol/dl is equivalent to 126 mg/dl.

    This link enables you to

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