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Re: [IP] Meter problems

I had the same problem when skiing, except with the accu-chek instant. i
found that sometimes if i stored the meter inside my coat (in one of those
secret pockets) it would stay warm enough to work.  also, i never had a
problem with the one touch 2 or profile ... good luck!


At 09:46 PM 12/10/98 EST, you wrote:
>OK pumpers, here's my problem.  I run from 5-10 miles 4x/week.  I take my
>trusty little FastTake meter so I can check my BG after 3 miles.  During the
>100 degree summer, I had a problem twice with temperature and the meter.  The
>last 2 days my meter has not read because the temp is too low.  It just got
>cool here.  I run at 5:30a.m. and temp was mid-40's.  This meter problem
>really irritates me.  What I need to know is does anyone have a meter out
>there that is not greatly affected by temperature?  I use the accu-chek
>advantage regularly, but have really enjoyed the speed and convenience of the
>FastTake.  I carry it in my purse and on a belt when I run.  Am I going to
>have to go back to chemstrips for that cold weather test?  Do they still take
>2 minutes?  That seems like an eternity when I am use to 15 secs. 
>Progress is just not fast enough for me.  Forget the glucose sensor, I need
>one of those Borg implants.  ellen
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