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Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 and BD Meter



You might have a bad meter. I've read notes from other users of the BD meter
with the 512, and they say they haven't had any problems. I'd contact BD or
MM.

Neil

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Al & Mary Rebholz" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 3:44 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 and BD Meter


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> We still love our Paradigm 512.  The Bolus Wizard is truly wonderful for
my
> daughter.  (No more little "bolus notes" in her lunchbox).  We have been
> using the BD meter as well, and have both decided we hate it, despite its
5
> second time, and small drop of blood.  We're going to stop using it when
> we're done with our strips.  It gives an error if your finger shakes at
all
> when applying the blood, or if you get too much on top in addition to at
the
> end where it is sucked in.  Anyway, I often find myself using three strips
> to get one reading so the "fast 5 second reading" is just not happening.
> This makes me especially cranky at 2 AM.  It is easy  to just manually
enter
> your blood sugar from any meter, so that is what we'll probably start
doing.
>
> Mary, Kelly's Mom
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