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Old 10-08-2011, 17:50   #1
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I am Ramesh staying in Bangalore(India).May i know the best glucose meter which will show the accurate results of FBS,PPBS.....

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Welcome, Ramesh! I use both a One Touch meter and one marketed by Wal-Mart called Relion. There are many of us who will tell you their favorite. I use the Relion mostly since I have to buy my strips but most of us get their strips thru their health insurance, so the cost of the strips isn't a major thing to them. I'm sure they will be along soon. Glad you found us and hope to hear more from you!




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Best blood glucose meter – Consumer Reports Health




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I am Ramesh staying in Bangalore(India).May i know the best glucose meter which will show the accurate results of FBS,PPBS.....

I use Accu Chek. It is within 2-4 points of my doctor's reading every time. I must not do something right with the Walmart Relion because it was reading 40-50 points different than the doctors and I would have been in bad shape if I was using that to take insulin with my meals.

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I use an Accu-chek Aviva but recently got a free Bayer Contour w/ 50 strips to have a back-up.

Broke out the meter 2 days ago and it matched my Aviva once, but since then with comparison testing it's considerably lower, showing my fasting in the 80's while the Aviva shows at least 10 points higher. This morning it said my fasting was 82, the Aviva said 97. I think the Aviva is more accurate and has not had the swings the Contour has had.

This is anecdotal, just 2 specific meters, but it's consistent w/ the review Shanny posted the link for.

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Wow. Thanks for this post! I have been trying to find this by myself and couldn't get enough data.

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I used One Touch Ultra 2 for years because my insurance provider prescribed the test strips. It worked fine and in back to back tests was very consistent.
Now I use the TRUEresult meter and find it to be excellent. Bigger easier to handle strips and they draw a very small sample. Best of all there is no meter coding.

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I use Accu-Chek Mobile

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I use the Accu-check aviva, and it really like it. Hubby has the relion, and I find that when I test with his machine, there is definitely a difference in the numbers. He thinks mine is more inline with what it should be.

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Accu-Chek Aviva girl here! Like Humhum, my Relion is about 30 points higher- though, on two tests, they were both the same- never since. So, I stick to my Aviva. I'll take her with me to my next test. best way to gauge accuracy.

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