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User Info The Bill To Fix Health Care - Permanently; entered at 2017-04-03 20:27:24
Tickerguy
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Registered: 2007-06-26
I have the ReliON Ultima which has individually wrapped strips. Good for the person who isn't diabetic and this uses them more rarely.

All the meters that have strips in a "bottle" have the same basic issue - the reagents start to decay with exposure to air. This impacts accuracy over time, possibly severely. If you're diabetic and using 3-5+ of them a day, no big deal as the bottle is gone in a couple of weeks. If, on the other hand, you use it once every few MONTHS, well....

Thus you want individually-wrapped strips so they're sealed until use.

Last modified: 2017-04-03 20:51:18 by tickerguy

2017-04-03 20:27:24