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Old 01-31-2013, 20:30   #11
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I use a Contour USB as one of my meters and it seems to measure reliably.

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Old 01-31-2013, 20:52   #12
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Why not call the company and tell them the problem and see what they say? I've talked to them about something else and they were pleasant and helpful. I only wonder of you may have gotten a faulty one?


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I agree, that should not be that much of a difference in readings. Like others have said, contact Bayer and see if they can help with this problem. Also, have yu tried using the control solution?

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Are we assuming the Dr.'s Contour is correct? Might be a bad assumption.

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Are we assuming the Dr.'s Contour is correct? Might be a bad assumption.
I absolutely agree! Never assume that your doc's reading is any more true than yours. What if their meter is off and your higher number is the correct one?

I have a vast number of meters (excluding the Contour USB as it costs 100 US dollars here). My two favourite meters are an Accu-Chek Aviva and a One Touch Ultra Easy. My One touch is always a good 18-36 points lower than my Aviva. However, knowing that, (and here I agree with your doc), I can continually use both meters without worry simply by mentally adjusting the one meter to fit the other. Which one do I adjust to? Well, since I'm a Type 2 that has never ever experienced a hypo, I don't worry about being low so I assume that the higher number is the correct value. That also means that even if the lower meter is the correct reading, I am overly protecting myself on the high side which is never a bad thing.

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I agree have you tried using the control solution?

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