Living Healthy With Diabetes

7 Ways to Make Blood-Sugar Testing Less Painful


Credit: Getty Images

prev 1 of 9 next

No more sore fingers

You need to prick your finger to obtain a drop of blood for home blood-glucose monitoring.

Does it hurt? Some people say yes, but they've gotten used to it. Others say they find it virtually painless.

Only you can decide. But here are 7 tried-and-true methods for making it less painful.

Next: Find out what works for you

» View All

Get the latest health, fitness, anti-aging, and nutrition news, plus special offers, insights and updates from!