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RE: [IP] Freestyle Meter



>Thanks very much Sharon as there is a basic problem using any of these
>meters with animal blood
>and it compounds the problem, if there is one in the first place.
>
>Margo


I've used both OneTouch and Glucometer Elite with my animals and 
found no problem (other than you can't really get a Dwarf Hamster to 
bleed).   Anyway, my Great Dane didn't have any complaints against 
them!      ;>)

George


>-----Original Message-----
>
>My meter is very consistent.  If I do testing one right after another they
>are usually within 5 pts. I have another at my husband's office. I will get
>him to bring it home today to see if both freestyles are consistent and I'll
>let you know in a couple of days.  Sharon
>
>From: "margo2" <email @ redacted>
>  > Thanks Sharon. What I'm looking for is consistency in readings. I had a
>>  meter a long time ago, and one used during the study, that if you did one
>>  test right after another the results were amazingly dissimilar. They would
>>  be meters I wouldn't trust for anything. I don't want to invest in another
>>  meter that would do this and I think I've heard mostly good about the
>  > Freestyle but am not quite sure.
>
>  > I use a Freestyle and my results from forearm to finger are very close ~10
>  > pts difference.  I still check finger drop if low or results don't match
>  > way I feel.  I don't know how much they really cost. With my ins I get 200
>>  for $25.  I have several one touch meters, and accucheck, but I LOVE my
>  > freestyle.  Sharon
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