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The ComforTouch lancet has a 26-gauge wire, making it smaller than some other lancets. It's also quite rigid, so it's easy to load into a lancing device. It's also very easy to cover the lancet after use: the cover has a flat bottom and very little pressure is required to insert the lancet into the cap. And unlike the BD Ultra Fine, you can easily tell a used lancet from an unused one.

Testers rated the ComforTouch on par with the BD Ultra Fine, making it one of the least painful lancets. Highly recommended for children with diabetes.


  • Comfort: 10
  • Ease of Use: 9
  • Safety: 9
  • Cost: 9 (about US$8.00 per box of 200)
  • Overall: 37

  Unilet ComforTouch
Owen Mumford Limited
Brook Hill, Woodstock
Oxford OX20 1TU, England
01993 812021 Voice
01993 813466 Fax

Owen Mumford Incorporated
849 Pickens Industrial Drive
Suite 14
Marietta, GA 30062
(800) 421-6936 (US)
(770) 425-5138
(770) 426-5365 Fax
Owen Mumford Limited
BP 444
27204 Vernon Cedex France
32 51 88 70 Voice
32 21 96 95 Fax
Owen Mumford GmbH
Runde Turmstrasse 8 D-63785
Obernburg, Germany
06022/72268 Voice
06022/72577 Fax

Review updated September 20, 2002

The reviews of products are the opinion of children with DIABETES. Each product is reviewed with a single purpose: to determine if the product is suitable for use by children with type 1 diabetes, their parents, and, to a lesser degree, adults with type 1 diabetes. There are many products aimed at adults with type 2 diabetes that are not appropriate or suitable for children or adults with type 1 diabetes.

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