Aug 14, 2012
Im just very curious about using a lancing device to yest my sugar level. That device was my friends own the brand of the device is accu plus. I wasnt to sure if i used the same neddle he use before. Im kind of paranoid about this whole thing.
| Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman
Hello there- I would not reuse a needle from anyone as this is a possible way to transmit HIV and other infections (e.g. Hepatitis C). Most lancet test kits are single use only however so my guess is the needle you used was new but I would certainly check to be sure. Take care, LHW
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