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Attention: having recently got one of these gluco meters I have discovered that they are not always accurate. With a difference of 8+ mmols. low BGL tested using mobile told me I was 10.6:eek: tested using my Optium Exceed registered as 2.1mmols.
 

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In the US meters are allowed to be up to 20% off. Now, that is a huge range.
 

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*start rant*

And I want to know why the heck we can't get that range any better. I literally tested after lunch yesterday and my meter said
194. I knew what I ate and how much insulin I took and knew it couldn't be over 120 based on my last test so I tested again. 94?!?!?!?! :mad2:

It's abasolutely ridiculous! How do I know what my actual number is when I test?! Even if it is within 20%, say my actual number is 100. My meter could read anywhere betwen 80-120. That's a huge range! If we go up to 200 it could be anywhere from 160-240. That's awful. People's lives are at stake!

*end rant*
 
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