OneTouch Verio IQ Glucose Meter Review

WARNING: The Verio IQ has been recalled as of March 25, 2013. The unit can fail to deliver a high blood glucose warning if your glucose levels are above 1025. We’ll let you know when the re-designed meters ship. The OneTouch Verio IQ is the newest offering (Summer 2012) in Lifescan’s family of glucose meters. … Read more

OneTouch UltraLink Glucose Meter Review

The meter is actually free when you buy the MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump. Assuming you do purchase this insulin pump system, let’s take a look at whether the UltraLink is right for you. Key Advantages Accurate. One key selling feature of the meter is that it is more accurate for administering insulin dosages, because it … Read more

OneTouch UltraSmart Glucose Meter Review

The OneTouch UltraSmart Glucose Meter is indeed smart. There are very few diabetes glucose meters on the market today that offer as many advanced programming and blood sugar tracking options as this one. If you need the ultimate tool to help you manage your glucose levels, this is a great choice. This is arguably the … Read more

Bayer Contour USB Glucose Meter Review

The Bayer Contour USB Blood Glucose Meter was recently released to the market with much fanfare and excitement. As glucose meters go, it is truly a site to behold. Not that any meter has to be, but this one is very sleek and attractive. It is very small and has many of the advanced features … Read more

Bayer Breeze 2 Glucose Meter Review

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The Breeze 2 glucose meter, in one form or another, has been on the market for a while now. The BREEZE2 Blood Glucose Monitoring System represents the newest version and has been updated with cutting edge technology. Rather than have users fumbling around with individual test strips, you simply insert a cartridge into the meter … Read more

OneTouch Ultra 2 Glucose Meter Review

The One Touch Ultra 2 Glucose Meter is perfect for someone who likes, or needs, to have the ability to track their blood sugar readings closely. Advanced storage and testing features allows you to really see how food affects your glucose. The meter also features a “best in class” meter set up and operating tools, … Read more

Ascensia Contour TS Glucose Meter Review

The Contour TS glucose meter is part of the Ascensia meter family of products and the “TS” stands for “Total Simplicity.” All of the Ascensia products are now made and marketed by Bayer HealthCare. The TS is very similar to the Contour model, except it does not come with the “Advanced Mode” which offers additional … Read more

OneTouch UltraMini Glucose Meter Review

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The OneTouch glucose meter family by LifeScan is arguably best known for one particular monitor: the UltraMini meter. If testing your blood sugar could be described as fun (which it can’t!), this would be the most fun meter. The company actually has cartoons describe its best features, small, fast, and colorful! The OneTouch Ultra Mini … Read more

Ascensia Contour Glucose Meter Review

The Ascensia contour glucose meter family by Bayer are very good meters. The meter is Bayer Corporation’s flagship model. The key distinguishing characteristic of the device is that it allows the user to go simple (Basic Mode) or program the meter to perform more complex tasks (Advanced Mode). I don’t know of any other meter … Read more

Precision Xtra Blood Glucose Meter Review

In a word, the Precision Xtra Blood Glucose Meter offers users versatility. It is one of the few meters that allow you to test both blood glucose AND ketone levels. This flexibility is excellent, especially for children and others who have more challenges managing their diabetes. I originally reviewed this meter in 2009, but revisited … Read more