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Type 2 Glocouse monitors

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by novoguy, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. novoguy

    novoguy Type 1 · Active Member

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    Good morning everyone. A question, my gp has made us all stop useing our own glocouse monitor's he wont supply strips for them.now he gave us all a new machine, which is not very good. The new machine reads to high I did a test with 3 machines useing the same drop of blood the other 2 machines were 7 the cheap machines he makes us use 9.2 did the same test 3 times always the 2 good machines were the same, the new one was higher by 2 and a half points higher .
    My worry is new diabetes will go by what the readings say, if it showed say 6 it could be as low as 2 or 3 and they may end up in trouble.
    My nurse sead its within guide rules, and did not care.
    What does everyone thinks.
     
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  2. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m not a type 1 but I’ve seen others in here either appeal individually to the gp with evidence or get their consultants to write to gps telling them to reinstate particular meters. Some have even gone above heads and contacted ccg’s. Hopefully someone with experience of this will come along and elaborate soon.
     
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  3. resander

    resander Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morning @novoguy.
    What is the make and model number of the blood glucose meter your GP is prescribing/allowing? Is this a directive to all GPs?
     
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