Diabetes Type 2 (DM2) are more common in middle-aged and elderly people. These middle-aged and elderly people may also be accompanied by other chronic diseases, such as hypertension, Cardiovascular diseases, gout…etc.
Most blood glucose meters are only for diabetic patients to detect blood glucose. A new multi-parameter meter beside measure blood glucose also measure variety parameters. It only uses different test strips to detect the blood glucose, ketones, uric acid and cholesterol in the blood.
These parameters are associated with various chronic diseases. The following are the meanings of these parameters.
- Blood glucose: It is related to the blood glucose values of diabetic patients. The blood glucose testing can evaluate the daily diet control and medication of patients.
- Ketone: If diabetes is poorly controlled, there may be a risk of Ketoacidosis. Detecting and monitoring the values of ketone can help patients decreasing serious risks posed by ketone. If there is an emergency, they can seek medical attention immediately.
- Cholesterol: The concentration of cholesterol in the blood is related to cardiovascular diseases. Monitoring of the cholesterol value can assess the physical condition and further adjust the diet and daily routine to avoid related complications.
- Uric acid: The concentration of uric acid in the blood is related to gout. Hyperuricemia can monitor the value of uric acid to avoid complications caused by high uric acid.