This is a good question. I too am after an accurate and reliable BGL meter and I'm testing 2 meters.
The Accu-Chek Performa and the Freestyle Optium. The Accu-Chek gives a lower reading and this can be by upto 2 mmol.
Has anyone seen articles comparing the various BGL meters on the market ?
Northern Rivers Australia
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