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Re: [IPk] Re: Freestyle meters



yes, I remember now, it's an Accucheck. I think Compass is the name of the 
software for it - the meter is called Compact.
Do you have the Bayer Esprit / Dex (same thing, different name) in Australia?
Di
 
On Tuesday 10 Jun 2003 11:49 am, you wrote:
> 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
> http://www.accu-chek.co.uk/products/products/mn_compact.htm#compact_meter
>
> 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) Di
> >
> >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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