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Re: [IPk] Bayer Contour Link v Accu-chek Compact

Hi Joel

I don't think the Breeze communicates with the pump - unlike the contour. 
Shame really because we are used to  the Accuchek with its drum system.  The 
only problem with the Accuchek compact was the little 'wirr...' noise when 
it winds on to the next test strip.  Poppy does not like this when we are 
out in public becuase it can attract attention.  Does the Breeze make a 

Nigel, Dad of Poppy (age 9).  Poppy has a Medtronic 522 pump with continous 
monitor.  Lives in Milton Keynes but goes to UCLH to get proper diabetes 
support.  Poppy was diagnosed in 2001.  Wife: Dawn.  Son; Jake (Aged 12)
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joel Milner" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 1:23 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Bayer Contour Link v Accu-chek Compact
> Hi Melissa:
> You are absolutely correct, sorry about the mis-information, as you say, 
> the
> Accuchek compact reports in mmol/L whole blood.
> Anyone who likes the multi-test drum system on the compact, but would like 
> a
> meter that references to plasma, might consider the Bayer Breeze 2. This
> takes a disc (about the size of a credit card, but circular) that holds 10
> test sensors, and uses a simple (and pretty reliable) mechanical carousel
> system to load the sensors.  The meter is on the large size, but I find 
> that
> the convenience of not having to tear open packets and load strips
> individually more than makes up for this.
> Joel
> .
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