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Diabetic in Spain

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Woodjane, Feb 1, 2020.

  1. Woodjane

    Woodjane Type 1 · Newbie

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    I am a type one diabetic (40 years). I am now in Spain and they use a different system. There is no option to change it on my ACCU CHECK AVIVA EXPERT. Can I buy a monitor that measures in mg/dL? I am finding tests, converting and logging all so time consuming. Has anyone got an easy option? Cheers!
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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  3. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    Can you buy a replacement meter in Spain - that will give you the correct units . Or ask Accu Check nicely and they should hopefully give you a replacement?
     
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    eventhorizon Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Are you in Spain permanently? If so it's just easier to convert your mind to the local units.
     
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