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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

Exactly how do YOU prepare and prick your fingers?

Hi everyone -- I'm less than a month into testing my blood glucose levels, and bit by bit I'm getting a method that works. But I figure I c…

Started by Infodigger

25 Apr 5
Reply by rick phillips

Hand care - after 'sticking' your fingers with a lancet

Lip balm every now and then has been suggested. Any other Suggestions? What about folks who have been doing it for years, whats the condit…

Started by Michael Hutch

40 Apr 5
Reply by Scott A

Miss Manners "draws the line" at testing BG in public

Unbelievable! Miss Manners says: never test blood glucose in public. Go to the bathroom on the airplane instead of doing it discretely at y…

Started by Dan F

75 Mar 12
Reply by Patricia

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

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

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

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

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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