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Blood Glucose Monitors

What is a blood glucose monitor? A blood glucose monitor is a device that allows you to measure the glucose levels within your blood. You can do this by pricking your finger and putting the blood onto a test strip that is connected to the blood glucose monitor. The blood glucose monitor then gives you a reading. How does it help me manage my diabetes? One of the main aims of diabetes treatment is to keep blood glucose levels within a specified target range. The key is balancing your food with your activity, lifestyle and diabetes medicines. Blood glucose monitoring can help you understand the link between blood glucose, food, exercise and insulin. Over time your readings will provide you, and your health professionals, with the information required to determine the best management strategy for your diabetes. Maintaining good blood glucose control is your best defence to reduce the chances of developing complications from diabetes. Self-blood glucose monitoring allows you to check your blood glucose levels as often as you need to or as recommended by your doctor or Credentialled Diabetes Educator. The data from the blood glucose monitor is often stored on an online software platform Continue reading >>

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  1. bigalxyz

    Recent T2 diabetes diagnosis - would like to buy a BG monitor (NHS wouldn't give me one).
    A bit confused by the different choices. Is there a simple, reliable guide anywhere online - either on this site or elsewhere?
    Thanks,
    Alan.

  2. noblehead

    The Accu-Chek Aviva Nano is a excellent little meter and very reliable.
    Nigel

  3. borofergie

    The one with the cheapest strips (or cartridge).
    The actual price of the monitor doesn't matter much because, like printers, they can afford to discount it knowing that you'll spend a fortune on the consumables.
    If there isn't one already, maybe we should do a "cost per test" comparison.

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How to set up a blood glucose meter the On Call Vivid blood glucose monitor. This video shows the pack contents for the On Call Vivid diabetes monitor, how to fit the batteries and how to set the glucose meter up ready for use.

Blood Glucose Meter Buying Guide

A blood glucose meter is a small device that quickly measures and displays your blood glucose level. It's a great tool to help you self-monitor and manage your blood glucose. It gives you immediate results to make sure you're staying within your target range and allows you to quickly treat or react to low blood glucose levels if you're insulin dependent. Want to know how we get our review results? Check out how we test blood glucose meters. Blood glucose meter reviews Here we'll tell you: See our article for general information about diabetes. To check your blood glucose levels you'll need a blood glucose meter, lancet (finger-pricking) device and blood glucose testing strips. The process of taking a reading is quite simple. Generally all you'll need to do is: Insert the testing strip into the blood glucose meter Draw blood by inserting the lancet, loading and pricking your finger Place blood on the testing strip Take the reading You'll receive a reading in mmol/L (millimoles per litre of blood) – this is the international standard for measuring blood glucose levels. Depending on your type of diabetes and medication, you might need to check your levels at various times throughout Continue reading >>

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  1. bigalxyz

    Recent T2 diabetes diagnosis - would like to buy a BG monitor (NHS wouldn't give me one).
    A bit confused by the different choices. Is there a simple, reliable guide anywhere online - either on this site or elsewhere?
    Thanks,
    Alan.

  2. noblehead

    The Accu-Chek Aviva Nano is a excellent little meter and very reliable.
    Nigel

  3. borofergie

    The one with the cheapest strips (or cartridge).
    The actual price of the monitor doesn't matter much because, like printers, they can afford to discount it knowing that you'll spend a fortune on the consumables.
    If there isn't one already, maybe we should do a "cost per test" comparison.

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Here we show users how to set up the meter for the very first time after delivery. The FED BGM II Blood Glucose Meter is demonstrated, the battery is inserted and the time and date are set to allow the memory function to work. The display scale for blood glucose is selected, users are shown how to select either mmol/l or G/dl for the display of blood glucose levels and get the blood glucose meter ready to do a first blood sugar level test. http://www.valuemed.co.uk/acatalog/FE...

Blood Glucose Meter: How To Choose

Many types of blood glucose meters are available. Here's how to choose one that fits your needs and lifestyle. If you have diabetes, you'll likely need a blood glucose meter to measure and display the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood. Exercise, food, medications, stress and other factors affect your blood glucose level. Using a blood glucose meter can help you better manage your diabetes by tracking any fluctuations in your blood glucose level. Many types of blood glucose meters are available, from basic models to more-advanced meters with multiple features and options. The cost of blood glucose meters and test strips varies, as does insurance coverage. Study your options before deciding which model to buy. Choosing the right meter When selecting a blood glucose meter, it can help to know the basics of how they work. To use most blood glucose meters, you first insert a test strip into the device. Then you prick a clean fingertip with a special needle (lancet) to get a drop of blood. You carefully touch the test strip to the blood and wait for a blood glucose reading to appear on the screen. When used and stored properly, blood glucose meters are generally accurate in how the Continue reading >>

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  1. bigalxyz

    Recent T2 diabetes diagnosis - would like to buy a BG monitor (NHS wouldn't give me one).
    A bit confused by the different choices. Is there a simple, reliable guide anywhere online - either on this site or elsewhere?
    Thanks,
    Alan.

  2. noblehead

    The Accu-Chek Aviva Nano is a excellent little meter and very reliable.
    Nigel

  3. borofergie

    The one with the cheapest strips (or cartridge).
    The actual price of the monitor doesn't matter much because, like printers, they can afford to discount it knowing that you'll spend a fortune on the consumables.
    If there isn't one already, maybe we should do a "cost per test" comparison.

  4. -> Continue reading
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