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Re: [IP] out-of-date test strips

On Sat, 15 Mar 2003, jhughey wrote:

> >>>May I have some feedback regarding the use of out-of-date test strips.
> I have personally used strips that have been up to a year expired with no
> problems, but would like to hear what others of you think about this.
> Gail Bell>>>

Test them with the test solution that is supplied with the meter. If they
are within range then by definition they work.


> Gail,
> If they are individually wrapped, I personally *would* use them on the
> advice of a CDE. From a bottle/canister - hmmmmm - I personally would not -
> unless you had side by side tests with fresh ones and the were pretty close
> in results. Calibrated with each one, of course. YMMV
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