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Re: [IP] Bayer Contour, Contour Next



Oh, the case is bad.  I use a different lancing device (delica also)  and
put the strips in a freestyle strip container.  Not nearly as wide.  Makes
it usable.



On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 12:38 PM, Firas Khatib <
U2rules+email @ redacted> wrote:

> I like my Contour Next Link meter as well (super convenient with my
> Medtronic pump)
> but I hate the Bayer lancets, so I still use my OneTouch Delica lancet
> device (as well as the strips container, which is smaller and fits better
> in my meter case)
>
> I also asked Bayer for a better case for the Contour Next Link meter (I
> hate the one that comes with it):
>
> *http://tinyurl.com/nextlink-meter-case
> <http://tinyurl.com/nextlink-meter-case>*
>
> Just call Bayer and they will ship you the better case for free :-)
>
> ---Firas
>
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Stacey Martin <
> staceypmartin+email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> >
> >  I really liked my contour link. No battery, easy to see in the dark,
> > small, and
> > it seemed accurate to me. I had to go back to one touch because of
> > insurance.
> > Yes, the meter is pretty accurate, but it's so big and there's no lit
> > screen.
> >
> > Stacey M
> >
> > Sent from my iPad
> >
> >  > On Apr 29, 2014, at 11:06, d-d
> > <din-din+email @ redacted> wrote:
> > >
> >  > My new insurance company has a deal with Bayer (Boys and Girls, can
> > anybody
> > say 'KICKBACK'?) so that if I have a Bayer Contour or Contour Next, the
> > cost to
> > me for strips is zero! All others, $270 for a 3-month supply. All others
> > includes everything that is uploadable to t-connect.
> > >
> >  > I used a Bayer Contour USB when I was on my long pump vacation. Loved
> > the no
> > battery thing (what t-slim aficionado wouldn't?) but the accuracy was not
> > impressive. Even with clean hands, I could get readings 100 points apart.
> > >
> > > Who else uses Contour and how do you like/dislike it?
> > >
> > > Denise Br.
> > > .
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