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Inaccurate blood glucose readings while sick?

I know it is normal do have higher BGs when sick, but is it expected for glucometers to be less accurate when under medication or sick? I'v…

Started by bort269

9 on Saturday
Reply by Shawnmarie

Eat to your meter?

I have seen some comments and posts that are confusing to me as a new T1, and I think my questions may be related. If not, I apologize for…

Started by Dee

16 Apr 4
Reply by Terry

Test strips where do you dispose of them?

I was watching a youtube on 5 bad habits with diabetes. this lady was explaining 5 bad habits that she has with her diabetes one of them wa…

Started by dishers

58 Mar 9
Reply by Mar2a

ditto Device iOS App Makes Living with Diabetes Easier

Bluetooth wireless system connects multiple glucose meters to cloud-based logbook PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomedt…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Mar 1

Meter Experiences and Advice?

I'm shopping for a meter. It's almost a year since I was diagnosed T2 and started using the Contour the pharmacy gave me. Sometimes the str…

Started by Larbabe

11 Feb 27
Reply by Scott A

Any Advice for Handling Fiddly Strips with Arthritic Hands?

Hi, I'm new here. I have long-standing RA, and my hands are pretty much hosed. I have trouble gripping anything small, and small flat slipp…

Started by Eucritta

15 Feb 17
Reply by Judith in Portland

I should be testing how many times?

I've been testing like 12 times a day. My nurse just told me on the phone I should never test more than 4 times. WHAT? How am I gonna know…

Started by emma

150 Jan 23
Reply by Chadha

free meter and test strips?

I need a meter to keep at school, for just in case purposes. I've read on a different diabetes website that people call the meter companies…

Started by Taylar

20 Jan 22
Reply by Tybirdtybird

Frequent Finger Testing and Calluses

Quick question to frequent testers out there.... I test between 6 and 10 times a day and only on fingers because they provide a more accura…

Started by Piscesyin

23 Jan 12
Reply by Piscesyin

2014 Assistance Programs to Help Afford Insulin + Diabetic Supplies

Hello - Yesterday I posted (desperate plea) for MEDICAL advice on switching from Lantus to a cheaper insulin type, and since people seem to…

Started by alexmac

8 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by rsagall

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