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Plasma makes up 55% of the volume of the blood. Glucose content in blood cells is different (smaller) than the glucose content in plasma. So the average glucose content in the whole blood is different from both (lies in between).

To get an approximate plasma glucose value, multiply the whole blood value by 1.15. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_sugar

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