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Re: [IP] Meter differences

Michael wrote:
> > I have a One Touch BG machine and a PreisionQID....  What's the
> > preference???
> >
> The One Touch is calibrated to read whole blood glucose levels, and
> the QID is calibrated to read serum glucose levels.
> The QID will produce readings about 20% higher than the One Touch if
> I'm not mistaken.
> Someone jump in here and correct me, I'm not real sure about this.

The actual percentage SHOULD be 12%.  That is the approximate difference
between whole blood and serum.

Mike Maturen
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/