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Glucometer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake Jun 23, 2010. 11 Replies

I am new to this forum. I joined this forum only 2 days ago. The market is full of different glucometers. The only meter I know which has the test strips packed individually is Glucometer Elite by…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for gopal
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GOPAL!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Dec 25, 2012
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"Welcome to Tudiabets Gopal!"
Jul 5, 2010
Alan replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"That's Precision Xtra under a different name."
Jun 23, 2010
Jake replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"Isnt optium xceed basically the same as the precision Xtra for the DME/Mail Order Pharmacies?"
Jun 23, 2010
Jake replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"The thing with the Accu Chek Compact (Highly recommend the PLUS model with the OLED display.. *sometimes called the Black plus*) is that it more or less keeps the strip sealed in the devices drum (using foil) untill its needed... The Breeze 2 does…"
Jun 23, 2010
Holger Schmeken replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"The packaging of many strips together is only a problem if the package has no salt in its lid. Without salt the moisture that enters the package will not be neutralized. The good old Boehringer stripes had salt in their lid (the lid is just thicker)…"
Jun 23, 2010
Pauly replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"Yes, Walmart sells the Reli On Meter. Each strip is individually packed. Great little meter and the cost of the strips is low."
Jun 23, 2010
Wiseguy replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"Their own"
Jun 23, 2010
Wiseguy replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"Optium Xceed - but didnt want to scare anyone - each to there own"
Jun 23, 2010
Alan replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"It's called the Accu-Chek Aviva in North America. Interesting point about low-end accuracy. Which meter gave you the higher readings?"
Jun 20, 2010
Wiseguy replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"The actual pricker that comes withthat is viscious - worth purchasing the soft click finger pricker for her - cannot feel them. It is the oly one that test for ketones so good to keep it handy in a cupboard somewhere. What are they like at low…"
Jun 20, 2010
shelly wichman replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"Hello my daughters use optium xceed. The test strips come individually wrapped in foil and this is also the only tester i have found that also tests for ketones"
Jun 20, 2010
Wiseguy replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"I love acucheck performa. I find it more accurate at lower range which is incredibly important for type 1. I was testing and getting 4mmols on another meter and really I was 3mmols - I lived in hypo world for about 4 weeks and became extremely hypo…"
Jun 19, 2010
Linda G left a comment for gopal
"Welcome to the patchwork Gopal! Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific…"
Jun 19, 2010
TimmyMac replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"ReliOn Ultima"
Jun 19, 2010
Jeremy Steinhart replied to gopal's discussion 'Glucometer'
"precision xtra"
Jun 19, 2010

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March 23, 1999
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At 10:03pm on December 25, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES GOPAL!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 9:06pm on December 25, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GOPAL!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 7:49pm on July 5, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabets Gopal!
At 12:42pm on June 19, 2010, Linda G said…
Welcome to the patchwork Gopal!

Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
and I also wanted to invite you to enter your A1c through the TuAnalyze application:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/profile/apps
so we can light up Colorado on the TuAnalyze map:
http://www.tuanalyze.org
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 10:35am on June 18, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
 
 
 

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