Comparison of Blood Glucose Meters
Looking for a comparison of blood glucose meters? Wondering what the best blood glucose meter is? Where can you find top meter reviews? Look no further.
This page list all of the best glucose meters and their key attributes and features in an easy to read table format.
If you would prefer to read individual meter reviews, please click on the meter name or go to our glucose meter review section here, which lists all of the top meters and their manufacturers.
Choosing the right meter is not easy. Take some time to learn about your choices, so you can make the best decision for you.
We have categorize the top meters below so take a look and get started!
Click on the individual meter name for a full review and technical specifications. The 2-in-1 meters are either ketone and glucose testing or blood pressure and glucose testing.
More Glucose Meter Comparison Charts
Cold Weather Meters Comparisons
These glucose meters are good for you cold weather folks. Remember, you also have to make sure you store the test strips at an appropriate temperature. Nonetheless, if you like to hit the slopes, snowmobile or just live in a cold climate, check these options out.
|Model||Lowest Temp. Rating|
|Abbott Freestyle Flash||40° F|
|Abbott Freestyle Lite||40° F|
|Abbott Freedom Lite||40° F|
|Telcare BGM||40° F|
|Bayer Contour USB||41° F|
|Bayer Contour Next EZ||41° F|
|Bayer Contour TS||41° F|
|Bayer Contour||41° F|
|Bayer Didget||41° F|
|Abbott Insulinx||41° F|
|Lifescan Verio IQ||43° F|
|Lifescan UltraMini||43° F|
|Lifescan Ultra2||43° F|
|Lifescan UltraSmart||43° F|
|Lifescan Ultra Link||43° F|
|Roche Aviva||43° F|
Hot Weather Meter Comparisons
Feeling, hot, hot, hot! Okay, these meters are for you sun lovers or desert dwellers. If you need a meter to work when the heat is on, these meters have you covered. All of the glucose meters are rated for at least 110° F.
|Model||Highest Temp. Rating|
|Lifescan UltraMini||111° F|
|Lifescan Verio IQ||111° F|
|Lifescan Ultra2||111° F|
|Lifescan UltraSmart||111° F|
|Lifescan Ultra Link||111° F|
|Roche Aviva||111° F|
|Abbott Insulinx||113° F|
|Bayer Breeze2||113° F|
|Bayer Contour USB||113° F|
|Bayer Contour Next EZ||113° F|
|Bayer Contour TS||113° F|
|Bayer Contour||113° F|
|Bayer Didget||113° F|
|Omnishealth Embrace||113° F|
|Roche Compact Plus||113° F|
|Abbott Precision Xtra||122° F|
High Memory Glucose Meter Comparison
Thanks for the memories! The following glucose meters store a lot of test results. These meters are great for those of you who don't want to keep a log book or use data management software. All of the following meters store at least 750 tests.
|Lifescan UltraSmart||3,000 Tests|
|Bayer Contour||2,000 Tests|
|Wavesense Jazz||1,865 Tests|
|Lifescan Verio IQ||750 Tests|
Backlit and Color Screen Glucose Meter Comparison
Let there be light! Sometimes you need a little extra help or convenience of a backlit or color screen. These meters help you get the job done in low light situations.
|Abbott Freestyle Lite||Backlit|
|Abbott Precision Xtra||Backlit|
|Bayer Contour USB||Color|
|Lifescan Verio IQ||Color|
By Erich Schultz - Last Reviewed March 2013.