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[IP] re: Ultra Strips
I also have combined vials of same code/exp.date strips for years
without any problem. Never even considered that it could be problematic.
I never liked or used the case that comes with the Ultra. I still use
the one from the Fast Take. One strip vial (even the ugly big new ones
fit), a vial of insulin and a couple of syringes fit in one pocket, the
meter in the other. An extra lancet fits in the outside pocket (just in
case I'm not home at the appropriate times for changing it). The lancing
device fits between the two.
If anyone has one of these lying around I'd be happy to swap a brand new
Ultra case for it.
> Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2002 14:08:45
> From: "Trish Ober" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] ultra strips
> I always combine at least two vials of strips in one - have had no problems.
> I test 10 to 15 times per day so they don't last too long.
> A question I have - the "old" vials of ultra test strips fit perfectly in
> the black nylon case provided for the ultra meter - fit right inside the
> elastic under the meter. HOWEVER - the "new easy-open vial" does not fit
> inside that same elastic strip - it is way too big. What have others done
> with this vial? Luckily I figured out the new vial would not fit and was
> able to grab my "last" original vial out of the top of the trash. Since
> that time I have been putting all of my strips into the "old" vial every
> time I open a "new" vial so that the container will fit in my case.
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