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Advice On Code Free Meter

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by azad1983, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. azad1983

    azad1983 Type 2 · Member

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    My GP hasn't prescribed any glucose meter and but prescribed metformin and I think it is better to check regularly. End of the day, this is my health and checking glucose regularly gives me a piece of mind hence I bought a one-touch Verio meter but the cost of strips quite high. I was looking at codefree which seems quite cheaper. Does anyone uses it, any advice, please.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I use CodeFree and have no complaints. I use about 200 strips per month. Tagging @Rachox for link and discount codes.
     
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  3. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I use it and it is perfectly acceptable.
    The strips work out at £5.98 per 50 if you buy in bulk with the discount code below and claim the VAT reduction.

    Here is info on meters that are popular on the forum:

    “Taken from a post by @Bluetit1802 as she wrote it so nicely:


    The most popular meters for self funding T2's are the Codefree and the Tee2 because the strips are much cheaper than other meters, and you need a lot of strips. You can't buy them in pharmacies.


    Try here for the Codefree meter

    http://homehealth-uk.com/product-category/blood-glucose/blood-glucose-monitor/


    and here for the extra strips

    http://homehealth-uk.com/all-products/sd-codefree-test-strips-to-be-used-only-with-the-sd-monitor/


    There are discount codes if you buy in bulk.

    5 packs 264086

    10 packs 975833


    The Tee2 is here and the meter is free.

    http://spirit-healthcare.co.uk/product-category/shop/tee2/



    Don’t forget to check the box that you have diabetes so you can buy VAT free. (for either meter)
     
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  4. andcol

    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    yes many use it here including me. I buy the strips in amounts of 250 and apply the batch discount code which makes them even cheaper. I have no complaints against it. I would suggest stick to a meter and stay with a meter - try not to compare them as they all tend to read higher or lower in the allowed tolerances
     
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  5. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Yes, the Codefree is very popular with members of this forum.

    If you buy another meter, put your old one away for emergencies. Comparing 2 different meters becomes very confusing.
     
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  6. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    I have used my daily for 6 years and am happy with it.
     
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  7. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Me too I use mine daily.. great bit of kit.
     
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  8. michita

    michita Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I use codefree and I quite like it.
     
  9. bigjim19

    bigjim19 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Me too no complaints
     
  10. archersuz

    archersuz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you thought about adding that information to your signature? You are always posting it and it's really useful
     
  11. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Ha ha! My signature is long enough already! I’m always happy to quote it, and it’s @Bluetit1802 ’s baby really!
     
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  12. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Codefree is fine use it all the time but if you choose another it's no crime.
     
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