when it's appropriate to use "alternate site testing" for measuring blood glucose

There's confusion about when it's appropriate to use "alternate site testing" for measuring blood glucose.

Lots of patients are doing this and following the labelling in several of the newer meters...Accu-Chek Active, FreeStyle, Glucometer Elite and DEX, One Touch Ultra, InDuo, Sof-Tact.

Getting a blood sample from the arm or thigh is less painful.

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