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Old 03-21-2019, 19:30   #11
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I usually test myself on average 4 - 6 times a day. I'm a right handed guitarist which makes testing my finger tips on the left hand - problematic thanks to my Calluses.

It's a good thing I have excellent circulation otherwise it would be a real chore. I'm still thinking about the free-style libre but I noticed in their TV Commercials a disclaimer in little fine print - almost impossible to read - that they won't guarantee the accuracy of their meters.

Wonder if all glucometers use the same disclaimer to avoid liability or is accuracy with the Freestyle an issue?

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The technology for glucometers/strips isn't sophisticated enough to be more than 10%-15% range of variance. I suspect to get the higher technology would make them out of most people's price range.

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Old 03-21-2019, 20:50   #13
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When I play my guitar I use the tips of my fingers, except if I am playing a 'bar' cord! Regardless, all my finger sticks are on the sides of my finger, well away from the tips....it is pretty much painless on the sides, unless I let my lancet get dull...

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