From North Richland Hill, Texas, USA:
I got diagnosed with diabetes, and a friend has a tester called a [brand name of a meter]. How can I get one?
I see that you live in Texas, where the state law supports people with diabetes by providing diabetes education and blood testing supplies. I suggest you talk with your physician about this and get a prescription for the meter and strips to use with it. Also ask your physician about seeing a diabetes educator who can help you learn about taking care of yourself and how the blood test results can help you make decisions about your diabetes.
[Editor's comment: It's possible that after you look at all the meters that are available (see Blood Glucose Meters), you and your diabetes educator might decide that a different meter is really the best for you! WWQ]
Original posting 14 Nov 2000
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:15
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