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Re: : [IP] RE:Fast Take in Hot Weather



The range on the Ultra, I believe, is suppose to go to 111 degrees.

Andrew M wrote:
> 
> From: "Jennifer Barrow" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] RE:Fast Take in Hot Weather
> 
> I called Life Scan and asked what the differencre between the Fast Take and
> the =
> new Ultra was and they said the only difference was the fact that the =
> Fast Take takes 15 seconds for a reading and an Ultra one touch takes 5 =
> seconds. (There was one other difference, but for the life of me, I =
> can't remember it. I just remember that it wasn't that important).
> The other difference is that the Ultra operates in a much greater
> temperature range.  I've had my Ultra for about 3 weeks, and have left it in
> the vehicle several times (in 95 degree weather), and it hasn't given me the
> H-- message yet.  I left it in the vehicle all afternoon last week with the
> windows up just to see if it would get too hot.  I went outside to test once
> or twice, and it didn't ever get too hot to test.  My FastTake gave me the
> H-- message all the time, even in 80 degree weather. amd I'd have to put it
> in front of the air conditioning vent to cool it off so I could check sugar.
> I love the Ultra for that reason first, and for the 5 second reading 2nd.
> It's just great.
> Jennifer
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> maybe so but the strips can be damaged by high temperatures. while the meter
> probably is tolerant of high temperatures, the strips which contain glucose
> oxidase, an enzyme are not the strips can be damaged in a way that is not
> obvious to us. I too love my ultra. spot
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