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Re: [IP] lancing devices

The Freestyle meter needs 1/3 the amount of blood as One Touch Ultra. Thus,
it's much easier. We've used both, and my son wouldn't use anything but

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Sent: Saturday, August 16, 2003 10:46 PM
Subject: [IP] lancing devices

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> In a message dated 8/16/2003 5:39:56 PM Central Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> > I have a real problem getting any blood out from my palm or
> > forearm.
> I can get blood from my forearm, but it takes a little work.  First I have
> rub the area I'm shooting at for a bit, then push my lancet device pretty
>  hard into that rubbed area, then massage a bit, and I can usually get
> enough
> blood for a test.  I use the One Touch Ultra.  The good part about doing
> this way is that from rubbing and pushing hard with the device, I never
> the stick,
> Karen
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