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Re: [IP] old test strips

Most meters come with a vial of test solution, that should give you an idea
about which on is closer to correct.


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>From: "Nancy Ludwig" <email @ redacted>
>To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] old test strips
>Date: Fri, Feb 12, 1999, 5:52 PM

> Hello,
> I only have 5 of some of my new meters test strips.  So I went to use my
> old meter and noticed that the strips Expired in April 1998.   My sugar was
> 125.  So I wondered how correct this was.  So I tested with my new meter
> and I was 205.
> Then I tested again with the old and came up with 135.  So which is right?
> I don't care to spend the money on more tests strips, since our insurance
> changes on March First.
> Any ideas?  I guess for accuarracy and health I would spend the money for
> new ones, but if I don't have to I don't want to.
> Thanks for the help,
> Nancy
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