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Re: [IP] BG Meters
- Subject: Re: [IP] BG Meters
- From: Janet Hill <email @ redacted>
- Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 05:53:01 -0700 (PDT)
I've used a lot of meters over the years, and I do switch brands every
once in awhile. One thing that I have found consistent is.....I always
HATE the new meter I'm using....for at least a week.
I switched from the Lifescan One-Touch Profile to the Accu-chek
Complete about ten months ago. As I've said, during the first week or
two...I just hated the Complete. Now I absolutely LOVE it! After I
became comfortable with all the features, I started playing with it
like a video game. I really love the graph feature, you can review
your overall control in seconds.
I've also got an Accu-chek Advantage meter to use as a spare when I
travel...but don't use it much because the readings won't be in my
Complete's memory bank. The Complete and Advantage use the same
strips. I like the idea that if something happens to my Complete meter
when I have 300 strips on hand, I don't have to rush out and get
another meter. I can use the same strips in my Advantage (until I can
get another Complete for FREE).
So Amy, just give yourself a little time to adjust to the new meter.
If you aren't comfortable with it after 2 or 3 weeks....maybe then you
need to look at other brands.
Best Wishes from Janet Marie who Loves her MiniMed Pump!
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