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Re: [IPk] Bg & Ketone Meters

In message <email @ redacted>, email @ redacted writes
>MediSense has recently come out with a meter that not only tests blood sugar, 
>but can also test ketones in a drop of blood. (Pat, take note, since I 
>believe that you complained about having to carry a tube of urine ketone 
>sticks around with you.) It is called Optium in the UK and Precision Xtra in 
>the States. I have been using it for about 9 months and am impressed with its 
>function. It has a memory of 450 results and can give an average result over 
>1 week, 2 weeks and 3 weeks. It also has the usual download facility. The 
>strips are available on prescription from your GP in the UK.
I asked my pump nurse and she said it had two different kinds of strips,
so wouldn't be any space saving.

Best wishes,

Pat Reynolds
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