I just picked up the iBG Star meter for my son, and we're thinking he will use it when he's on field trips, at friends' houses, possibly at high school next year, etc. He generally uses his Ping meter/remote at home and will continue to use his Onetouch Ultra Mini when he's hiking, on backpacking trips and to keep in his gym bag for basketball practice. The iBGStar has to be recharged, so it's not practical for him to take on long backpacking trips or to keep in his gym bag where he leaves a meter all the time.
My question - how can I talk my insurance company into paying for 2 different types of strips since we'd like to continue using 2 different meters for different purposes. Any thoughts or have any of you already successfully fought this battle?