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How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.

I seem to be a compulsive "tester".....I was just wondering if I am "out there" on how many Test Strips I use. I will say about 400-500 a m…

Started by Robyn

524 Apr 9
Reply by sdkate

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

How many test strips do you carry in the car?

How many test strips do you keep in your car and when do you restock? I am always afraid of running out. I keep my (car strips)and a meter…

Started by rick phillips

14 Feb 10
Reply by Richmatik

Survey Finds Competitive Bidding Restricts Access To Diabetes Products

Due to poor CMS(Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) oversight, the competitive bidding system for mail-ordered diabetes testing systems has…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration

3 Feb 5
Reply by acidrock23

FDA's New Guidance on Blood Glucose Test Strips | A Sweet Life

Written by Catherine Price of ASweetLife.org It’s difficult to make the FDA’s new guidance on blood glucose test strips sound sexy, but I’…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

7 Feb 4
Reply by Richmatik

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

Why You Should Worry About the Accuracy of Test Strips

True or false: The FDA guarantees the safety and accuracy of blood glucose test strips currently on the market. Answer: False. If I may quo…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Oct 9, 2013

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