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Re: [IPu] Medisense Optimum - Something to be aware of



Lynne,

The Ketone Blood strips are expensive.  What did DA want for them ?  Still I
didn't use many of the Urine Ketone strips and most of the packet generally
went over the "use by" and got thrown out.
Janette
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lynne" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 8:29 PM
Subject: [IPu] Medisense Optimum - Something to be aware of


> Great that you can get a free Optimum meter as they are not cheap.  We
> bought one when my son first went on the pump and only use it for ketone
> checking. So much easier than urine strips, especially for those highs in
> the middle of the night.  However, when I ordered 3 boxes of the ketone
> strips from DA, which also are not cheap, I was upset to find that they
all
> had the same use by date which was only 3 months from when I received
them.
> There was no way we were going to use them all up in 3 months. Ah well,
you
> live and learn.
>
> Regards
> Lynne
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