Lancets and Lancing Devices

Lancets and Lancing devices are used for the process of lancing, in which a small drop of blood is drawn out of the skin to test the blood glucose level. Lancet is a sharp object that helps in pricking the finger. Lancing device is used to hold the lancet. Usually, lancets are for single-use and lancing devices are for multiple use. They assist in accurately finding out the blood glucose level with help of test strips and glucose monitor. Health Products For You offers a wide range of lancets and lancing devices from top-selling manufacturers like Owen Mumford, Roche Diagnostics, Lifescan, Siemens Healthcare, etc.

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How to use Lancets for Diabetes?

  • Lancets are used to get blood for testing blood glucose level in blood. 
  • They can be used to prick finger as well as any other area. 
  • These lancing needles have a spring mechanism that forces them to prick and draws back quickly. 
  • Lancing device can help in choosing the depth of prick or incision. 
  • Depending on this measurement, additional pain or discomfort can be alleviated. 
  • If you do not get proper amount of blood, try blood glucose needles of different sizes. 
  • If this also does not help, wash your hands thoroughly with warm water or do a shaking exercise to stimulate the blood flow in your fingers.