Have you ever went to the drive thru & tasted the drink & said is this diet , taste like it but your just not sure ?
Well today that happen to us ,so mom pulled out the meter stuck the test strip in it & it showed 70 , so I went in poured it out & got a diet for sure tested again & it was flashing LO.
Just thought we would tell you ,yall guys may already know this , but I thought it was very neat .

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Comment by Robyn on September 16, 2009 at 7:31pm
Yeah, I learned that about a year ago...pretty cool. I now check with my meter if I am not sure. So many times they say it is diet and it isnt. You have one smart Mom!
Comment by Gerri on September 16, 2009 at 8:06pm
What a great idea!
Comment by Stephanie Atkins on September 16, 2009 at 8:59pm
Good idea!!! I didnt know you could do this. Thanks :)
Comment by Teena on September 17, 2009 at 2:01am
Hmmm...I didnt know that either. Thanks Tyler. Another learning for the day. This mix up happened to more than once. And I find it difficult sometimes to discern the difference (specially coke). I got paranoid and often order drinks in can.
Comment by Dave In MD on September 17, 2009 at 2:37am
Good test, but check with the pharmacist, I think there are reagent test strips, dip sticks, for glucose that are a lot less than $1.00 a test
Comment by Joshua Marshall on August 1, 2012 at 1:31pm

In answer to Dave in MD, yes you can dip Diastix in soda as well. They'll either turn brown or nothing at all. I carry them and use them when I doubt the taste of soda. It has saved me many times.

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