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RE: [IPk] BG testing in the rain



Sorry about your problems with testing in the rain.  However interested by
your comment "also the Bayer meters link to my pump" - can you explain how
please?  Sounds interesting.  Mary

> Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2014 10:38:54 +0100
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] BG testing in the rain
>
> Hi Tom
> I've considered it. I used the various Bayer meters with integrated
> strips for years as I found them really practical. But they don't make
> the Ascensia any more :-(
> One thing I found with those meters was that they're much more likely to
> break as they have moving parts. So that's quite a problem for someone
> who's active, travels a lot, and who regularly drops their meter on the
> floor! So this makes me a little reluctant to try the Accu-check one.
> Also the Bayer meters link to my pump, and I know they work well at
> altitude.
> I'm still considering it though. but it's such a palaver to have to
> convince my GP to change meter strips - bad enough that I don't use the
> meter all diabetics in my area are "supposed to use" (according to the
> funding authority).
>
> And yes, despite the weather, and getting hypothermia, it was still a
> fabulous weekend, and my first ever ascent of Snowdon! Trust me to do it
> pretty much the most difficult way possible (hardest route up, no
> visibility, p***ing rain!)
> Di
>
> On 07/04/2014 10:24, Tom Falconer wrote:
> > Hi Di,
> >
> > Have you considered getting the accu-chek mobile, a that doesn't use
> > strips? I would also keep  a flannel to use as a towel in a zip lock bag
in
> > an inside pocket.
> >
> > I hope the weather didn't detract too much from the weekend.
> >
> > Tom
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