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Re: [IP] Meter Accuracy



Did your ExacTech meter register whole blood or plasma referenced?  I have been
told that changing from one to the other will cause your bg to read different. 
Also changing meters will do that too.  Accuchek # is 1-800-858-8072.

Donna

email @ redacted wrote:
> Concerned about technique-related errors, etc, I decided to run parallel bg
> tests for a few days and found my Exactech meters (I have 3 of them) ran
> 40-50 points lower than the AC at high bg's (>150), and even more concerning,
> 20-30 points lower at bgs in the 60-80 range.
> 
> My CDE says to believe the Accucheck, which means basically I have to start
> over again playing with basals and carb ratios. Does anyone know of impartial
> data on meter accuracy?
> 
> Which meters are most accurate?
> Which are least sensitive to technique errors?
> Which produce the most repeatable results?
> 
> One note, I don't think control solutions provided by manufacturers are very
> helpful in solving my dilema because of the 40 point spread for which they
> claim the meter is 'accurate'.
> 
> Thanks for your help!
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insulin-pumpers-digest     Saturday, May 15 1999     Volume 03 : Number 144



This issue of the digest contains:
[IP] Chat for Parents of Pumpers-Time Survey
Re: [IP] Pump traveling hints?
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Re: [IP]Expelling Food Horizontally..with great force
[IP] unsuscribe to all lists.  Mail, digest, whatever
Re: [IP] Pump traveling hints?
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Re: [IP]Expelling Food Horizontally..with great force
Profile of Karen <email @ redacted>
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[IP] Insurance, YUCK!!!
Profile of Kerry Baldwin <email @ redacted>
[IP] Colorado Springs, Local Pump Club 
Re: [IP] Insurance, YUCK!!!
Re: [IP] Insurance, YUCK!!!
Profile of Saundra Nugent <email @ redacted>
[IP] Pumps and MRIs
[IP] Re: Profile of Saundra Nugent <email @ redacted>
Re: [IP] Pumps and MRIs
Re: [IP] Insurance, YUCK!!!
Re: [IP] Pump traveling hints?
Profile of Anita Hyland <email @ redacted>
Profile of Kendra Sanders <email @ redacted>
RE: [IP] BG Meters
Re: [IP] BG Meters
Re: [IP] Re: G3
Re: [IP] SUCCESS!
Re: [IP] jabbing and Silhouettes
Re: [IP] Re: Prednisone
Re: [IP] Diabetic Humor...not for the Easily Grossed Out
[IP] Plain Text / HTML Text
RE: [IP] BG Meters
[IP] Re: Profile of Kendra Sanders <email @ redacted>
RE: [IP] BG Meters