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For users of FreeStyle Lite, FreeStyle Freedom Lite and Precision Xtra glucose meters.

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Diabetes Forum

Higher Readings?

Started by Henry. Last reply by Dee Meloche Feb 4. 6 Replies

Freestyle discounts

Started by Melissa Lee. Last reply by Cathy Feb 4. 15 Replies

Beep = really enough?

Started by Kitabparast. Last reply by Kathy Sep 26, 2012. 1 Reply

Simple freestyle lite design!

Started by Jason Casey. Last reply by Chaplain ET Jun 28, 2011. 1 Reply

Lancet changing?

Started by Sarah M. Last reply by Jake Nov 4, 2010. 11 Replies

Freestyle Lite Silicone Skins

Started by tmana. Last reply by Jake Nov 3, 2010. 6 Replies

Walmart Re-lion Meter and the Precision Xtra

Started by Susan Van Abs. Last reply by Jake Oct 19, 2010. 1 Reply

Flash vs Freedom

Started by Misty. Last reply by Marcia Sep 14, 2010. 4 Replies

Freestlyle offer!

Started by tony. Last reply by SuGaRpAiGe Feb 23, 2010. 3 Replies

Looking for CoPilot USB cable

Started by David. Last reply by tmana Feb 22, 2010. 10 Replies

Glucose Sensing Tattoos.

Started by Todd Lilley Nov 13, 2009. 0 Replies

Clearing out all the data in a freestyle meter?

Started by Scott Berger. Last reply by Scott Berger Sep 25, 2009. 2 Replies

Software for Freestyle

Started by tmana. Last reply by Nyxks Apr 28, 2009. 13 Replies

Freestyle Flash vs Papillon Easy test strips

Started by Steve Bernth. Last reply by tmana Oct 9, 2008. 1 Reply

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Comment by Jake on October 19, 2010 at 3:17pm
Not a big fan of the wimpy backlight/striplight on the Freestyle Lite...
Really regret not trying the Flash..
Comment by The Diabetic Welfare Queen on October 6, 2010 at 3:18pm
Yup. I agree... very reliable. Mine was off by 1 pt.
Comment by Marcia on September 14, 2010 at 2:22pm
Got the Freestyle Flash. Had trouble with old Freestyle. Abbott sent one hundred strips with new meter. They are the newer ones, with the Butterfly on it and they work great!
Comment by Melissa Lee on August 8, 2010 at 11:38am
Esjay, any time my Navigator cgms and my Omnipod Freestyle meter don't match, I wash my hands and try testing again on the PDM. 99 times out of 100, the problem was on my hands and not with the machine.
Comment by Nyxks on August 7, 2010 at 9:22pm
every meter on the market has its aim at one person or another - I find for myself that the freestyle meters in general have the best to offer me, I've never had an issue with any of mine and I've had great service from abbott to boot. My meter is as close as can be to the labs and its calibrated ever time I have a visit and its not been wrong yet.
Comment by Esjay on August 6, 2010 at 5:03pm
Excuse the rant - I have a low blood sugar and am annoyed. I tested with my freestyle meter which told me I was 97. I tested again b/c I felt low. 99. Ok, fine. Sometimes we feel low when we're not, right? My CGM says I am 61 and dropping so maybe I'm on my way down. I test a third time with my ultra mini. 56. UGH! I really feel like my freestyle meter is off maybe 15-20% of the time. It's so annoying. But I'm on the omnipod, so this is the meter I'm stuck with most of the time. Thanks for listening to a low blood sugar rant! Off to find some dextose...
Comment by The Diabetic Welfare Queen on March 5, 2010 at 6:07am
I'm actually pretty impressed with the freedom lite. It's small, AND accurate, and has a back light... Unlike the One Touch Ultra Mini which was always off of other tests, and other meters by 30-60+ points. I know some of the Accuchecks look real nice, but I've heard a LOT of people on our site say they don't like them, they score too high, or they are so off all the time... so I dunno... and well, they don't give anything away, either. lol I'm too broke to go spend money on meters, when many good ones are given away free.
Comment by Joe_h on November 4, 2009 at 12:21pm
my insurance company hoisted a freedom lite on me after using an accucheck. so far I'm not all that impressed
Comment by MelissaM on May 23, 2009 at 9:37pm
that is the first time in 19 years i have lost my supplies.
Comment by MelissaM on May 23, 2009 at 9:36pm
i have a freestyle lite and i have an extra in case i lose this one. i went to a restaurant and lost my tester, a bottle of insulin and syringes. to this day i still don't know where they all went off to.

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