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RE: [IPk] Medisense Soft-Sense meter



I found that these things worked.  Someone on another list told me and also
about changing the battery.  It definitely works better if you rest it on
your arm rather than holding it on.


Jackie

> I lo
> I didn't write these things down, I'm ashamed to say, but here
> are the ones I
> remember:
>
> 1) Before following the other tips, remove the base of the meter
> and wash it
> in warm water, very thoroughly, and make sure it's dry before you
> put it back
> on the meter
> 2) Always use a new lancet for each test
> 3) Wipe the removable base of the meter, inside and out, with a wet wipe
> *after* each test, to remove any blood/dust
> 4) Relax! If the muscles in your arm are tense it will be more
> difficult to
> draw the blood
> 5) Have your arm flat, and on a flat, stable surface, when you test
> 6) Don't push the meter down on your arm - just rest it there
> lightly. But it
> is important to make sure that the left-hand-side of the meter's base (as
> you're looking at the display) is up against your skin, not sticking out.
> This ensures that the vacuum is sealed and works properly
>
> So now I always carry Wet Ones wipes (they fit in the meter's
> case) and make
> sure I have lots of lancets (I only used to change them every 3
> or 4 tests).
> I hope that these tips are as useful for other Soft-Sense users
> as they were
> for me. If you have any questions about what I've said, please
> let me know
> and I'll be happy to try and help.
>
> Karen
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