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Freestyle discounts

Started by MelissaBL. Last reply by Kirk Mc Apr 30, 2013. 14 Replies

Beep = really enough?

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

Higher Readings?

Started by Henry. Last reply by typeIIjan Aug 5, 2012. 5 Replies

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 tmana on May 5, 2009 at 11:36am
Just spoke with Abbott Tech Support. As of this time there is no support for the connector cable for 64-bit operating systems and no timeframe for when they will be available.
Comment by Nyxks on April 28, 2009 at 10:24pm
Been using the Freestyle mini since i was told i was diabetic .. I get a new meter every other month when I get my test strips (each 100 pack comes with a free monitor), latest one was not the mini but the freestyle lite (prefer my mini, but hay no coding is nice)
Comment by RussY on January 18, 2009 at 11:24am
hi im shy...lol
Comment by Noelle on November 6, 2008 at 8:31am
I've been using the freestyle flash since i was diagnosed as having diabetes during pregnancy in 2005. .....I love the fact that i can use it on my forearm instead of pricking my fingers ouch! I also have used other meters.. but as far as
the pain goes....i can only say this was and is the only one for me!
Comment by Jean on November 4, 2008 at 4:25pm
I have used the Freestyle Flash for 3 years. I love the backlight on the meter and the light right on the test blood drop. I also have the Freestyle Lite, but don't like it as much. I also found discrepencies in readings.(from the same blood droplet) I keep the Lite, as a backup. I'm just one of those people who balks at change and it's just easier to stay with the meter I know best. To each his own!
Comment by Lisa on August 24, 2008 at 7:21pm
I have both a freedom and a lite. I keep the freestyle freedom at work to use during the work day, and the freestyle lite at home to use when I wake up and when I get home (dinner pre/post prandial). I've never tried using the same drop of blood to see how the two meters compare- just test and record. Maybe I'll try that, just to see.... I will say, I love the teeniness of the freestyle lite
Comment by David Mercer on June 21, 2008 at 1:14pm
Although I like the Freestyle Freedom I've been using since I was diagnosed last november, I've made a coding mistake once, and picked up a Freestyle Lite that was on sale for $9.99.

It was giving me wildly different readings, from 5-30 points lower than my Freedom, even from the same drop of blood, when the freedom was never more than 5 points off if I tested with it twice!

I burned through a lot of strips and exchanged a set at my pharmacy (which they do NOT normally do!) before calling Abbott. They are replacing both of them, since they are (on average) more than 20% apart on my tests within 10 minutes of each other, since you can't theoretically tell which is bad.

They are back-ordered on the on the Freestyle Lite, and don't make the Freestyle Freedom anymore, so they are sending me two Freestyle Freedom Lite meters (the Freedom, but takes Lite strips), which I'm fine with. The Freedoms are bigger, but I actually hate how the meter, lancet and strips are arranged in the Lite case even though the meter is smaller.

They are sending them overnight, but they've had some shipping delays from the flooding in the midwest.

Anyway, just posting my Freestyle saga from this week!
Comment by David McLeod on May 25, 2008 at 6:23am
I forgot to add that we use the Precision Xtra to check his ketones only. We find it easier to have 2 machines on the go than coding every time we need to switch back and forth.
Comment by Khürt Williams on May 23, 2008 at 10:35am
I use HealthEngage Diabetes software on my Mac ( there is also a Windows version ). It works with the FreeStyle Flash and OneTouch meters.
Comment by Brigitte on May 23, 2008 at 1:27am
I use the freestyle papillon mini. Is there a software with it? Or may be I don't understand all... Emmy wrote " I print off a copy" ??? Please give me some informations??
 

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