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Accu chek mobile every time I test different result

Discussion in 'Book and Product Reviews' started by richard077, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. richard077

    richard077 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi I used a accu chek mobile for a while and if u test surgar s straight after each other u will get different reading had two of this meters as I thought it might be a fault but had same problem
     
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    ButtterflyLady Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This can happen with any meter and it doesn't necessarily mean there is a fault. I just rely on one test at the time unless the result is hugely different to what I was expecting. Sometimes washing your hands first gets a more accurate result.
     
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  3. richard077

    richard077 Type 1 · Member

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    I read to instructions and did as it said I just think it wasnt accurate I use now bayer meter which I think is alot more accurate
     
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    Klangley Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Last night I measured by blood and it hit a worrying 8.7. Then I remembered I hadn't washed my hands. When I did, it came out 6.8. Seems as if this washing your hands advice is pretty important.
     
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    tree-climber Type 1 · Newbie

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    Percentage tolerances are specified by all manufacturers of meters & test strips for results.
    Check that immediate sequential tests from the same large drop of blood are within the percentage allowed for that particular meter. If not, try new pot of test strips. No improvement..? then it's time for a call to the manufacturer - replacement of the meter.
    It clearly states in the micro-print of the user guide in each strip box that no major clinical decisions must be taken from a single strip test. It follows that several will give you an average to determine your state of BG health at that particular point in time.
    Carpe diem.
     
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    You have to give time between each blood test and if possible mainly before breakfast, Lunch, Tea and before bed.
     
  7. novoguy

    novoguy Type 1 · Active Member

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    Maybe get another machine, I found the contor next USB a great one to use.
     
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