[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IP] Having Trouble Seeing the Test Strip To Get the Drop of Blood On??



email @ redacted wrote:
> 
> Even with my reading glasses, I was having trouble seeing the exact spot on
> the strip and then getting my finger maneuvered correctly to cover the spot on
> the strip.  Don't know if anyone is interested, but I got a box of "Disposable
> Fine Tip Transfer Pipet."  They are made by Lifescan, but I got them through a
> diabetic supply store.
> 
> THey are plastic and disposable and look like a very tiny turkey baster.  You
> still have to get the same size drop of blood, but you squeeze the one end of
> the pipet and suck in the blood through this tube.  You can then dispense it
> on the strip, like you were using an eye dropper.  THey've made it easier for
> me to get a good drop on blood on the strip.
> 
> Meshell
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
> For subscribe / unsubscribe information,
> send the next two lines in a message
> info
> end
> to the e-mail address: email @ redacted




Or, you could use the Glucometer Elite...ther's no "target" to hit.  You
simply touch the tip of the test strip to the drop (not a hanging
drop...just a small amount) of blood, and it sucks it right in to the
strip.


<ike
----------------------------------------------------------
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
For subscribe / unsubscribe information,
send the next two lines in a message
info
end
to the e-mail address: email @ redacted