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Re: [IPk] Is my Accutrend past its best?



Sorry Pat I am confoosed now!

So should I select Plasma or Whole Blood????


Cheers,

Ingrid


>From: Steven J Sexton <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Is my Accutrend past its best?
>Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 07:16:29 +0100
>
>Hi Pat
>
>I think you will find the Lifescan PocketScan meter is (pseudo) plasma
>calibrated, as it is a US meter.
>
>In the US there has been a move to use plasma calibrated meters, as it is
>argued the readings will tie up more closely with those from the lab. Which
>means that it gets confusing when talking about BG readings as some will be
>whole blood and others will be plasma calibrated.
>
>Steven
>
>
>>By the way - got my pocket scan to talk to my computer (finally)
>>yesterday, to get some wierd errors that I'm going to call them about.
>>Mostly non-worrying errors (like, the meter thinks it is 2006), but one
>>worrying error is that meter thinks it is plasma-calibrated rather than
>>whole-blood calibrated.
>>
>>Best wishes to all,
>>
>>Pat
>>
>>Dm30+, 508 4months+
>>--
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