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Old 01-14-2019, 01:37   #1
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Hi All,


What is a "Level 1" test solution? What range does it test?

Many thanks,

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its proprietary to this product

GLUCOCARD Expression Control Solution is the standard
glucose concentration solution required to perform a Glucose
Control Solution Test. (See Control Solution Testing, page 33).
GLUCOCARD Expression Control Solution is available in 2 levels.
GLUCOCARD Expression Control Solution Level 1 (L1) helps you
validate the performance of your system for a normal range
blood glucose reading. Level 2 (L2) solution helps you validate
your system performance for a high range blood glucose reading.
Run a control test to make sure the Test Strips and Meter are
working together properly, to practice testing procedure, and
after opening a new bottle of GLUCOCARD Expression Test Strips.
Call your local supplier or pharmacy to order control solution.
If they do not stock the product, please call Order Services at
1-800-818-8877 (USA and Canada).

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So, level 1 is "normal range", whatever that is. I presume the bottle will tell me what it is calibrated to. 100 mg/dl would be perfect.

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Control solution, what does it control? You can't adjust your meter to it and I think it only gives a range of numbers your meter can read and that leaves you with the impression that your meter is in range. I don't think it lets you know if your meter is higher or lower than the control solution. But I haven't messed with a control solution since I got a free bottle with my first meter because I couldn't make myself believe that there was any benefit using it, and that it was the waste of a good strip.

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