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Comparison of Blood Glucose Meters

By on August 2, 2013

glucose-meter-comparisonLooking 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.

Select Meter Type

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.

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp.
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roche<br />
Nano

Nano
Bayer glucose meters500 TestsNot Availableglucose meter pricing




Bayer glucose metersContour USB Glucose Meter
Contour USB
Bayer glucose meters2,000 Tests41 to 113 Fglucose meter pricing
o1
OneTouch UltraMini
Bayer glucose meters500 Tests 43 to 111 Fglucose meter pricing
nipro
TRUE2go
TRUE2go
Bayer glucose meters99 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
nipro
Sidekick
Sidekick

Bayer glucose meters50 Tests 68 to 77 F glucose meter pricing
diagnosticdevicesProdigy Pocket
Prodigy Pocket
Bayer glucose meters120 Tests 50 to 104 F glucose meter pricing
foracare
Contour G71a
G71a
Bayer glucose meters20 Tests50 to 104 FNA

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp.
Check Pricing
AboutContour Freestyle Flash
Freestyle Flash
Bayer glucose meters250 Tests40 to 104 FNA
AboutFreestyle Lite
Freestyle Lite
Bayer glucose meters400 Tests 40 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
AboutFreedom Lite
Freedom Lite
Bayer glucose meters400 Tests40 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
agamatrix glucose meters
WaveSense Presto
WaveSense Presto
Bayer glucose meters300 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
agamatrix glucose meters
WaveSense KeyNote
WaveSense KeyNote



Bayer glucose meters300 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
bayer glucoseBreeze2
Breeze2

Bayer glucose meters420 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
bayer glucoseContour TS
Contour TS
Bayer glucose meters250 Tests41 to 113 Fglucose meter pricing
bayer glucoseContour Next EZ
Contour Next EZ

Bayer glucose meters480 Tests41 to 113 Fglucose meter pricing
nipro
TRUEbalance
TRUEbalance



Bayer glucose meters365 Tests 50 to 104 F glucose meter pricing
nipro
Nano

TRUEtrack

Bayer glucose meters365 Tests 50 to 104 F glucose meter pricing
rocheAviva
Aviva Plus



Bayer glucose meters500 Tests43 to 111 Fglucose meter pricing
bionime1<br />
GM100
GM100
Bayer glucose meters150 Tests 50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
bionime1<br />
GM300
GM300
Bayer glucose meters300 Tests 50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
bionime1<br />
GM550
GM550





Bayer glucose meters500 Tests 50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
foracare2<br />
G20
G20
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests 50 to 104 FNA
foracare2<br />
G30a
G30a
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests 50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp.
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About
Contour<br />
WaveSense Jazz

WaveSense Jazz
Bayer glucose meters 1,865 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

bayer glucoseContour
Contour


Bayer glucose meters480 Tests41 to 113 F glucose meter pricing
lifescan1Verio IQ
Verio IQ
Bayer glucose meters750 Tests43 to 111 Fglucose meter pricing
lifescan1UltraSmart

UltraSmart

Bayer glucose meters3,000 Tests43 to 111 F glucose meter pricing
lifescan1Ultra2
Ultra2
Bayer glucose meters500 Tests43 to 111 F glucose meter pricing
nipro1TRUEresult
TRUEresult
Bayer glucose meters500 Tests50 to 104 F glucose meter pricing
rocheCompact Plus
Compact Plus


Bayer glucose meters500 Tests50 to 104 F glucose meter pricing

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp.
Check Pricing
AboutInsuLinx

InsuLinx
Bayer glucose meters495 Tests41 to 113 Fglucose meter pricing

bayer glucoseDidget

Didget
Bayer glucose meters480 Tests41 to 113 Fglucose meter pricing

lifescan1<br />
UltraLink
UltraLink
Bayer glucose meters500Tests43 to 111 F NA
roche
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Max Link
Max Link

Bayer glucose meters400 Tests 57 to 104 F glucose meter pricing
roche<br />
Max Link
G90
Bayer glucose meters400 Tests 50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp.
Check Pricing
AboutSolo V2

Solo V2
Bayer glucose meters500 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

About
Embrace

Embrace
Bayer glucose meters300 Tests50 to 113 Fglucose meter pricing
AboutProdigy AutoCode
Prodigy AutoCode
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
About<br />
Prodigy Voice

Prodigy Voice
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
roche<br />
Premium V10

Premium V10

Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
roche<br />
V12

V12
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 FNA
roche<br />
V20

V20
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
roche<br />
V22

V22
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
roche<br />
V30a

V30a
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 FNA
roche<br />
D20

D20
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
rocheD30

D30
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp
Check Pricing
entra systems glucose meterMyGlucoHealth Glucose Meter
MyGlucoHealth Wireless
Bayer glucose meters255 Tests50 to 104 FNA
telcare glucose monitortelcare bgm
Telcare BGM
Bayer glucose meters300 Tests40 to 104 FNA
fora care glucose metersFora g31 Glucose Meter
G31
Bayer glucose meters1,000 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

 
Meter
Auto Coding
Memory Capacity
Operating Temp.
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abbotta4
Precision Xtra
Bayer glucose meters450 Tests 50 to 122 Fglucose meter pricing
novabiomedicalmeter-max-plus
Max Plus
Bayer glucose meters400 Tests 57 to 104 F glucose meter pricing
foracaremeter-fora-d15g
D15
Bayer glucose meters352 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing
foracaremeter-fora-d20
D20
Bayer glucose meters480 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

foracaremeter-fora-d30
D30
Bayer glucose meters400 Tests50 to 104 Fglucose meter pricing

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 Flash40° F
Abbott Freestyle Lite40° F
Abbott Freestyle Lite40° F
Telcare BGM40° F
Bayer Contour USB40° F
Bayer Contour Next EZ40° F
Bayer Contour TS40° F
Bayer Contour40° F
Bayer Didget40° F
Abbott Insulinx40° F
Lifescan Verio IQ43° F
Lifescan UltraMini43° F
Lifescan Ultra243° F
Lifescan UltraSmart43° F
Lifescan Ultra Link43° F
Roche Aviva43° 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 UltraMini111° F
Lifescan Verio IQ111° F
Lifescan Ultra2111° F
Lifescan UltraSmart111° F
Lifescan Ultra Link111° F
Roche Aviva111° F
Abbott Insulinx113° F
Bayer Breeze2113° F
Bayer Contour USB 113° F
Bayer Contour Next EZ113° F
Bayer Contour TS113° F
Bayer Contour113° F
Bayer Didget113° F
Omnishealth Embrace113° F
Roche Compact Plus113° F
Abbott Precision Xtra122° F

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.

Model
Most Memory
Lifescan UltraSmart3,000 Tests
Bayer Contour2,000 Tests
Wavesense Jazz1,865 Tests
Lifescan Verio IQ750 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.

Model
Screen Type
Abbott InsulinxBacklit
Abbott Freestyle LiteBacklit
Abbott Precision XtraBacklit
Wavesense JazzBacklit
Wavesense KeynoteBacklit
Wavesense PrestoBacklit
Bioime GM550Backlit
Fora G90Backlit
Fora G31Backlit
Lifescan Ultra2Backlit
Lifescan UltraSmartBacklit
Roche NanoBacklit
Bayer Contour USBColor
Lifescan Verio IQColor
Telcare BGMcolor