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Best Blood glucose meters

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Blood glucose meters

Best Blood glucose meters

We tested 25 blood glucose meters to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Blood glucose meter based on the following criteria:

  • Accuracy
  • Convenience
  • Annual strip cost-4 tests/day ($)
  • Repeatability

Below lists the Blood glucose meters that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Blood glucose meter is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Blood glucose meters

Best Blood glucose meter for Accuracy

This is based on the average of differences between data from a particular blood glucose meter and parallel readings from a standard laboratory instrument.


This Blood glucose meter which tested best for Accuracy has the following features: Multi-test strip cartridge, Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more, Date and time stamp and Meal markers.

Best Blood glucose meter for Convenience

Based on features of each model and ease of use evaluations by expert panelists.


This Blood glucose meter which tested best for Convenience has the following features: Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more, Date and time stamp and Meal markers.

Best Blood glucose meter for Annual strip cost-4 tests/day ($)

The approximate retail price for a year's supply of glucose test strips for a patient who uses four a day.


This Blood glucose meter which tested best for Annual strip cost-4 tests/day ($) has the following features: Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more, Date and time stamp and Meal markers.

Best Blood glucose meter for Repeatability

The ability of the blood glucose meter to provide repeatable data from test to test.


This Blood glucose meter which tested best for Repeatability has the following features: Multi-test strip cartridge, Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more, Date and time stamp and Meal markers.

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