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Control solution for glucose meters

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Luvly, Apr 9, 2021.

  1. Luvly

    Luvly · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, I was wondering if I should buy a control solution. I've never used one before. Also are the solutions generic? As in 1 solution fits all strips/devices.
  2. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    Nope device specific

    You don’t really need it unless you doubt you meter is working

    It doesn’t calibrate if anything
  3. Bittern

    Bittern Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you want some for reassurance the meter manufacturers will often supply it free. It has a shelf life so keep a check
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