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Re: [IP] sharing a meter



Sharing a meter wouldn't be a problem but I think it would be a good 
idea for
everyone to have their own lancet.

Margo
On Dec 20, 2004, at 10:48 AM, email @ redacted wrote:

> I just found out from my son that one of his teachers who is diabetic
>  "borrowed " his meter one day to check his blood sugar. I had given 
> the nurse
>  permission to share strips but not his meter. Do any of you know what 
> the risks
> are as far as sharing a meter this way? I think it only happened  
> once, and it
> was on the spare meter which my son doesn't use anyway.  Do I  need to 
> toss
> that meter? It is a one- touch and my son is using the flash and  
> cozmonitor
> now, I just had that one available as a back-up.  Also, when I  went 
> to the
>  school to pick up monitors, etc. to bring home over the Christmas 
> break, I
> found
> out that the meter for Phys. Ed. had been kept in the  refrigerator 
> all this
> time, along with the juices, tabs, strips, etc.  Does  anyone know if 
> these
>  strips are now useless? How about the meter? They have been 
> refrigerated for
> three months!!
>
> I guess I have some further educating to do.
>
> Alida
> .
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