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Re: [IP] Re: Who uses control solution for meters?

On 9/3/02 1:21 PM, "Barbara Pancari" <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hello, all -
> How many of you actually use the control solution for your glucose meters
> as often as the manufacturer suggests?  (once a week for Lifescan products,
> I think, and EVERY TIME a new vial is opened).  I rarely test my meter
> because the control solution is VERY expensive and once it's opened it
> expires very quickly.  Right now I have none and would have to get a
> script, blah blah blah.

I remember my first meter, the Ames Glucometer, which plugged into a wall
outlet and had to be calibrated EVERY time you ran a bg test.   Once I got a
newer meter,  I may have used calibration fluid an average of once a year.

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