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Best meter?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Olifa, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. Olifa

    Olifa Type 1 · Active Member

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    Thinking of switching meter as the test strips are really pricey and by law in only untitled to 4 boxes if test strips.

    So as I'm making the change which meter is the most accurate? Or which one are most of you using?
     
  2. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    a) What are you on and b), there is no law limiting the number of test strips you need as a type 1. Your surgery should provide as many as you need. @noblehead can provide the letter to give to your surgery!
     
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  3. pinewood

    pinewood Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I like the Accu-Chek Mobile because you can just pick up/carry around a single item and not have to mess around with a separate lancet and boxes of test strips etc. Never had any problems with the accuracy.
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    marktype1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Im currently using a contour next which i got for free from Diabetes UK. Its the best meter out there in my opinion. Its got a USB which allows you to connect it to the computer and it links to software which shows all of your readings and loads of cool graphs of your bloods over a certain time period. It also charges in the computer, battery lasts for weeks and it is a really slim looking meter. Couldnt give a negative bit of feedback about it at all
     
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