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Re: [IP] Fast Take Meter & AccUtility



I saw a sign in K-Mart pharmacy yesterday where they were giving away Accuchek
Advantage meters with the purchase of 100 strips.  I don't know if this is just
regional or chain wide. 
Donna

"Miller, Miranda" wrote:
> 
> David -- don't give up.  Try different methods on different days.  When they
> say
> to send your old meter, say that you only have one meter and don't want to
> be
> without a meter for any amount of time.  That's what worked for me.
> 
> If that doesn't work, tell them that you are currently using a different
> meter -- say,
> the one-touch profile, and that you would be willing to switch to Accuchek
> if they
> sent you a complimentary (dont say 'free') meter and software because your
> doctor
> requires you to send him downloaded meter data.
> 
> Tell them you test 8-12 times a day and are on an insulin pump, so they make
> plenty
> of money in test strips off of you.  Really these meter expenses are a drop
> in the bucket
> for them and these companies should not be charging us for them.  They're
> just trying to
> suck every dollar they can out of our disease.
> 
> Good Luck and don't give up, you deserve the best technology you can get to
> manage your
> diabetes.
> Miranda
> 
> >Same situation here, they say just send us your old meter, and use the
> >rebate.  I want a BACKUP!  they say no.  I cant' get the software from
> >Accucheck either.  I'v contacted them via email, web and phone, they always
> >say no.  I guess some of you lead charmed lives, not me tho'.  :(
> 
> ---
> Miranda Miller
> Electro-Optics Engineer
> TRW Systems / Nightvision Labs
> email: email @ redacted
> 
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