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Re: [IP] Test Strips cannister left open!



It is moisture that kills the strips. If the relative humidity was low, it
probably won't make a difference. Winter in a heated house is a good time
to make this boo-boo.

Michael

On Sun, 2 Jan 2005, Sandra Miller wrote:

> Does anyone know if a test strip cannister left open
> for 8 hours would result in spoiled strips?  Joseph's
> last check was 3 am, he slept in til 10:45, and when I
> went to open his meter pack I saw that the cannister
> lid was open!
>
> I did a check with the control solution and the strip
> result was 124 (good being between 94 and 127).  I
> don't want to chuck them, but if they might
> deteriorate because of the exposure, I definitely
> don't want to continue using them...
>
> Sandra, mom to Joseph, age 9 dx'd 8/19/04 and soon to
> be pumping!
> .
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