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Meter Died on me :(

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by wiserkurtious, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. wiserkurtious

    wiserkurtious Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My bayer usb as just died on me,that or its turned into a vampire as it keep telling me theres not enough blood on the test strip.Weird but i got a little panicked with the situation,me and that meter have been together for around 4 months now :( lol,would I be able to get a replacement without paying for it?!?!? it say that they have a potential of lasting up until 5 years,as you can see mines lasted nowhere near that amount of time :(
     
  2. carty

    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Best to get in touch with the customer care line and see if they will send a replacement meter ,they usually want to keep your custom so that you buy the strips etc
    CAROL
     
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  3. Randburg

    Randburg Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried replacing the Battery ?
     
  4. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just give the company a ring they will either sort the problem or replace the meter foc.
     
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  5. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It's a usb meter s no replacement battery
     
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  6. wiserkurtious

    wiserkurtious Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    ya doesn't have battery :)
     
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    Cl1ve Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi . i have a jazz wavwsence .and it has just died after 4 months . iv manage to get one from ebay for £10.00 . so not to bad . i also put my reading on an app so have not lost all my reading . if you cant get a replacment look on ebay
    Clive
     
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  8. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @wiserkurtious you're type 1 so if bayer can't sort you out, go to your GP/Diabetes clinic and they will provide you with a tester and strips if required.
     
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