Frequency of Control Testing

All designated SHS staff using a glucometer for the purpose of capillary blood glucose monitoring shall ensure quality control by performing a monthly test of their glucometer by performing a control test using both High and Low glucose control solutions at times indicated as below:

      1. Once monthly as per protocol;
      2. Whenever batteries are replaced in the glucometer;
      3. If there is a possibility of damage to the device;
      4. When there is a concern about the blood glucose results/strips/meter;