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Re: [IPk] Re: Freestyle meters

I think you might be talking about the Accu-chek Compass ... I am dying for 
it to arrive in Australia cos I really want to try it (we will no doubt be 
waiting forever, only just got Minimed 508s over here!)!!

Info at 

At 08:32 PM 10/06/2003, you wrote:

>Hi Jackie
>yes, the Esprit does chew up the disk if you're not very careful. You need to
>be quite nimble-fingered when you insert it.
>I don't know about the new meter, but with the Esprit it tells you how many
>strips are left every time you turn it on. I always carry a spare disk around
>with me (doesn't take up much room) and an emergency one too in my emergency
>kit. Much easier than carrying around a whole tub of strips.
>I shall have to look in Superdrug next time I go to Meadowhell (they don't
>sell meters in any of the Superdrugs or even the quite large Boots in town)
>On Tuesday 10 Jun 2003 11:23 am, you wrote:
> > Hi Di
> >
> >
> >  I dont know which meter is was but I have seen them for sale in SuperDrug.
> > I dont like the idea of a
> >  meter with a disk and I worry about it being empty and us not realising
> > it. Can you tell when there only
> >  a couple of strips left in the disk? I was sent an Esprite but the thing
> > didnt work very well and kept
> > chewing up the disk.  Maybe its just me being careless.
> >
> >
> >
> > Jackie Mum of Sasha now on MDI but keeps forgetting her lunchtime jab!
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