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Best Cheap Blood Glucose Meters

Cheap blood glucose meters are still accurate and consistent It may be tempting to judge a blood glucose meter solely by its initial cost. But given that someone testing their glucose levels four times a day can blow through more than 100 test strips in a month, a glucose meter's true cost is best measured by how much you spend on test strips over time. In fact, some major manufacturers give away their meters for free because they recoup their losses on sales of test strips. Still, the meters with the lowest yearly operating cost also tend to cost very little themselves. Take our best-reviewed cheap glucose meter, the Bayer Contour Next (Est. $15). It's one of the few truly inexpensive meters that not only makes it into clinical trials but also excels: In a study published in 2014 in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, researchers found that the Bayer Contour Next outperformed a professional glucose monitor designed for point-of-care testing. This small, inexpensive glucose meter also receives Excellent scores for accuracy from a leading consumer research organization, alongside Very Good scores for repeatability and convenience. User reviews on the Bayer Contour Next t Continue reading >>

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  1. Yoga62

    What meter and test strips are least expensive

    I just read online that Walmart sells ReliOn meters and the strips are really cheap.Does anyone use this meter and is it accurate ? I have been using One Touch Ultra but the strips cost 90 every 90 days testing 4 times per day....looking for a new meter.

  2. furball64801

    Several here use them, when and if I can not get strips from another source its where I am going.

  3. jwags

    I use Bayer Comtour USB meter and buy my strips on Amazon for $24 for 100 strips.

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