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Re: [IP] First glucometer

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 > I remember that my first meter was this big old box that had a door on it.
>would have to put this biiiig old drop of blood onto the strip and let it sit
 >for one minute then clean it and then you would put it into the machine and
 >another minute and then close the door on it. I soooo hated testing b/c it
>take me away from what I was doing. I love my 5 second ultra smart.

 I had one of those Ames glucometers as well. I hated the timing and the wiping
and the waiting. I pricked the pads of my fingers then because of the huge drop
of blood that was needed. I think test strips were around $60/100 for the meter
- some things never change!

Type 1 dx 4/1987
Minimed Paradigm 715 5/2005
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