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Re: [IPk] Esprit meters



Just as an after thought from the latest mail regarding the Espirt meters I
was wondering if anyone has tried to present the "log" sheet of readings
etc. to their nurse or Doctor? I took along 2 weeks of blood data to my
nurse and she told me it was too much information (some of you may remember
I had a moan on this site at the time :) I like the meter and all the info
you can present, it would just be nice if you could bash it out with your
nurse if you can't figure it out yourself from time to time.

Hilly
----- Original Message -----
From: "Diana Maynard" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 9:13 AM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Esprit meters


> > Di - you are at great risk of sounding like the sort of person who
designed
> > that pointless feature... how often do you slide the cover forward, and
> > then wait 3 seconds till it shows you how many strips it thinks it has
> > left? (And that figure may easily be wrong.)
>
> Every morning, when I pick up my meter from my bedside table and put it
into
> its case to go into my bag. it's very rarely wrong. If I think it is, I
open
> it up and have a look.
>
> > A half decent designer would present that info as part of the normal
> > testing routine - not require you to do something separate to find out
how
> > many are left. Perhaps while it's waiting for the blood, it could flash
the
> > number of remaining strips on the screen. Don't know.
>
> I agree - that would make more sense.
>
> > But anyhow, as you and Bev and I have all concluded: having the 10
strips
> > on one disk still requires you to take a spare disk with you.
>
> The point was making sure you didn't run out of strips withut having to
carry
> around a big tub of strips with you. For me, the Esprit provides that
> facility. But I appreciate that others may not find it so.
>
> Di
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