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When was the last time you changed your lancet?

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When was the last time you changed your lancet?
We change the lancet every time we do a finger stick!
23%
We change the lancet once a week.
4%
We change the lancet once a month.
7%
We change the lancet when it feels like it needs to be changed, as we're mostly using CGM for data.
32%
... you're supposed to change the lancet?
18%
Other
16%

You've heard the old diabetes joke ... change your lancet when it's time to change the clocks!  (This is not a joke; don't wait that long to change your lancet.  It needs to be changed regularly.) Our CWD community is on the up-and-up when it comes to lancet swaps, changing their lancet every time they test (23%) or skipping fingersticks almost entirely and instead relying on CGM results for their data fix (32%).

Good for you, friends!  It's important to make sure you're lancing fingertips with a clean, sterile lancet, as it reduces the risk of infection.  So all jokes and memes about lancet changes aside (have you heard about the one that says a box of 100 lancets can truly last a PWD's lifetime, with 99 to spare?), make sure you're pricking your finger with safety and good health habits in mind.

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