How To Choose The Blood Glucose Meter
The blood glucose meter is an important instrument for someone with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Any diabetes management plan will include everyday use of the blood glucose meter, or glucometer, as it is also known.
Some of the blood glucose meters check glucose level in the blood only. There are also several types of glucometers that check more than just blood glucose levels. Several meters measure both blood glucose and glycated hemoglobin, known as A1C. Several other glucometers measure ketones additionaly to blood glucose. There are even more complex meters able to measure lipids, ketones, HDL, cholesterol, and triglycerides additionally to the main task of measuring the blood glucose level. As you can see there are huge ammount of different devices to choose from. So how to buy a proper blood glucose meter for diabetes management? First of all check out promotions and money saving offers to buy your glucose meter following links to the right.
Before you go and buy your glucose meter on a hunch you better consider following information. Have to check with your insurance policy to know exactly which kind of blood glucose meters it is cover if at all. If not you may better change your insurance plan to one which cover your diabetes condition thoroughly. Diabetes can not be cured and can only be managed. It is here to stay. You better plan ahead with your budget and squize best possible insurance coverage for diabetes. If your insurance plan covers expences on purchasing the blood glucose meter you have to check about coverage of replacement test strips for your meter. This is very important in a long run. Because some glucometers could be relatively cheap by itself and seems to be a good buy but replacement test strips will cost you many times over initial cost of the glucometer, especially if your insurance policy don’t reimburse you for purchase. Severeal glucose meters can work with generic test strips wich are cheaper than brand. It may be a huge budget saver so check it out. Some manufacturers will void your warranty if your glucose meter breaks down while using generic test strips. Careful research through on-line communities of people with diabetes will surely give you right answers and hints. There are so many choices one may be confused to make a right choice. Please be prepared before you go and buy your glucose meter. And check those links to the right now.
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