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Accu check performa malfunctions?!

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Weehotty, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. Weehotty

    Weehotty · Well-Known Member

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    Ever since i had a warning on my meter for it being to cold ( accidentally left meter in car on cold night) ive been getting lower than normal readings ... i think its not working ... ive been out celebrating my daughters birthday . Had three scoops of icecream . Nachos and cheese ( we were at the cinema) ... im feeling sick , blurry vision really thirsty... expected readings to be about 15 ( normally are when i get these symptoms) its at 9 ??!!

    Has anyone else came across this ??
  2. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well have you tested it with control solution to see if its within its tolerances?

    It should perform as normal when back to it normal operating temperatures though
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