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Re: [IP] Almost " Free One Touch Ultra"--we've come a long way!



I don't know if that is one reason they are giving them away but what do you
think the increase in their revenue from test strips will be? I guarantee it
will far out weigh the cost of giving away the meters.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Hillier" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, November 08, 2002 1:12 PM
Subject: RE: [IP] Almost " Free One Touch Ultra"--we've come a long way!


> My case manager says that Lifescan is going to add Insulin entries on
> the Ultra like the profile had.  Is it true?  Is this why they are
> giving and practically giving them away?  Love my two ultra's.
>
> >>> email @ redacted 11:34:37 AM 11/8/02 >>>
> AMEN TO THAT SHERRY!  My parents still seem so astonished at my 5
> second results whenever we see one another for a dinner or lunch
> together.
> And before that I really enjoyed doing the "chemistry experiment" in
> the bathroom before blood sugar monitors became available!  Having to
> take a urine sample and put it in a beeker with the little tablet. Shake
> it a bit and see what color it turned to "know" what your sugar level
> was--IN YOUR URINE! Not very accurate.  NOW THAT SEEMS ARCHAIC, DOESN'T
> IT!?
> We've come a long way baby!
> Happy Friday everyone!
> --janet (Dx @ age 3, 8/78; pumping H-tron+ since 6/00)
> **************************************************************
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sherry Nolan [mailto:email @ redacted]
>
> On a related note, I love my One Touch Ultra.  I am still trying to get
> over
> the fact that I get the result in 5 seconds.  Sure beats my original
> machine
> back in the early 80s which involved putting a fingers worth of blood
> on a
> strip, waiting a minute, blotting it on a special pad, and putting it
> upside
> down back on the machine for another minute to get a result.  :-)
>
> -- Sherry
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