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[IP] First meter
My doctor excitedly told me about the wonderful, new at home glucose meter in
1980, after I had gone through a pregnancy guessing how I was doing! It was
an Ames Dextrometer, that you rinsed and dried then put back into the meter
for a reading. It was clumsy and hard to do away from home, but it was such
an improvement over the urine testing that had never meant a thing! I also
remember the old guillotine style lancet device. It was nasty! I am grateful
that I had a great GP back there who wanted the best for me and my young son.
The good old days.! Boy, am I glad those days are gone!!!