Which glucose meter is the best on the market?
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EARLIER THIS WEEK IT WAS BLUE BELL CREAMERY THAT ISSUED A RECALL OR ITS PRODUCTS BECAUSE OF A LISTERIA OUTBREAK. TEO: IF YOU ARE AMONG THE 10% OF AMERICANS WITH DIABETES, YOU LIKELY USE A GLUCOSE METER TO TRACK YOUR BLOOD SUGAR. DEIRDRE: USE OF A GLUCOSE METER CAN KEEP YOU OUT OF THE HOSPITAL. LISA GONZALES HAS A LOOK AT THE BEST ONES OUT THERE. LISA: EXERCISE, FOOD, MEDICATION, AND STRESS ALL AFFECT YOUR GLUCOSE LEVEL. CONSUMER REPORTS JUST TESTED 29 GLUCOSE METERS AND HERE ARE THE BEST ONES ON THE MARKET. DAVID CHECKS HIS BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVEL SEVERAL TIMES A DAY. TO ENSURE THAT HE GETS THE PROPER AMOUNT OF INSULIN. IT IS WHAT I DO. LISA: PRECISION IS IMPORTANT. CONSUMER REPORTS TESTED 29 METERS FOR THEIR ACCURACY. ANOTHER IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION IS THE COST OF THE TEST STRIPS. THOSE STRIPS THAT YOU PUT THE BLOOD ON OUR A BIG ONGOING EXPENSE AND THE COST CAN VARY WILDLY. LISA: THIS TOP-RATED GLUCOSE METER IS EASY TO USE, ACCURATE, AND COST JUST UNDER $20, BUT THE STRIPS ARE VERY EXPENSIVE, TESTING FOR TIMES A DAY, IT COSTS ABOUT $2400 A YEAR. COMPARE THAT TO THIS $15 METER FROM TARGET. THE SAME NUMBER OF STRIPS COST FAR LESS, $525. THAT IS ABOUT $2000 A YEAR LESS. CONSUMER REPORTS FOUND IT WAS VERY EASY TO USE AND ACCURATE. ANOTHER ONE IS THIS $15 METER FROM WALMART. IT TAKES A LITTLE LONGER TO GET A READING BUT WAS ALSO VERY ACCURATE. AND THE ANNUAL COST OF THE STRIPS WAS THE SAME, $525. A REMINDER THAT GOOD HEALTH DOES NOT HAVE TO COME AT A HIGH PRICE. LISA: CONSUMER REPORTS HAS ANYONE WITH DIABETES SHOULD

16 thoughts on “Which glucose meter is the best on the market?

  1. Consumer Reports tested 29 glucose meters to figure out which meter is the best to help manage diabetes. (C) 2015 Hearst Stations Inc. on behalf of KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California.

  2. I use the ReliOn Confirm from Walmart. Had to switch after I found myself balking at getting more strips from another brand that my insurance recommended. While the test reader itself wasn't too disproportionate in pricing, the difference in cost per box of testing strips was 87 dollars!

  3. Consumer reports tested 29 glucose meters………….You only mentioned 3.
    They say that 10% of Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. 1% of them are like me , TYPE 1.

  4. Well it is 2017 everyone. There is a Health band product coming out with a blood glucose monitor. Save the strips and save the pain.

  5. I use the reli glucometer from Wal-Mart. Works great I have the story on my page diabeticconquer.com I also talk about different subjects with diabetes

  6. Should we test other solutions/substances? I see this as a tool. Do you really know what the meters read? Major lawsuit could be filed! Could be killing people for professional advise?

  7. Jitron Singapore ,manufacturer from Singapore ,their DiabeCHECK is a good product for Glucose monitoring

  8. Blood Glucose Monitoring System Get free sample report @ https://bit.ly/2MQYtJ5 Blood glucose monitoring system is a technique of testing the concentration of glucose in the blood which particularly help in diabetic management. Regular monitoring of blood glucose can help to analyse the effect of food, exercise, medication and illness on the blood sugar level. The blood glucose monitoring system markets has a developing potential owing to the continuous technological advancement in the monitoring devices.

  9. this seems to be a good source: https://www.thediabetescouncil.com/10-popular-blood-glucose-meters-put-to-the-test/

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