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Consumer Reports Reviews Blood glucose meters

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Blood glucose meter reviews. We review different types of Blood glucose meters. Our Blood glucose meter reviews will help you decide what Blood glucose meter is best for you.

Consumer Reports Blood glucose meter reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Blood glucose meter ratings where you will see our Blood glucose meter reviews on Convenience, Accuracy, Annual strip cost-4 tests/day ($) and Repeatability. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Blood glucose meters that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Blood glucose meter you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Blood glucose meter's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Blood glucose meter. We also have up to date Blood glucose meter blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Blood glucose meter news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Blood glucose meter Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsFreeStyle Lite Reviews
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Summary: Calculates glucose averages. Automatic coding. Requires less than 1µL of blood for a reading. Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC. Stores at least 360 readings. Has either a backlight or LED digits for easy reading in darker lighting conditions. Users may have difficulty applying blood to the strip. Has a date and time stamp. Excellent for accuracy. Excellent for repeatability.
 
 
The FreeStyle Lite Blood glucose meter has the following features: Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more and Date and time stamp.
ratingsContour Next Reviews
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Summary: Calculates glucose averages. Automatic coding. Requires less than 1µL of blood for a reading. Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC. Stores at least 360 readings. Has a larger screen than some of the meters. Has either a backlight or LED digits for easy reading in darker lighting conditions. Has a date and time stamp. Users can flag their results as pre- or post meal for reference. Excellent for accuracy. Excellent for repeatability.
 
 
The Contour Next Blood glucose meter 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.
ratingsAdvocate Redi-Code Reviews
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Summary: Calculates glucose averages. Automatic coding. Requires less than 1µL of blood for a reading. Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC. Stores at least 360 readings. The meter can give glucose readings verbally. Has larger digits on the display than some of the meters. Has a larger screen than some of the meters. Takes a few seconds longer to produce a reading. User can inadvertantly switch units from mg/dL to mmol/L. Has a date and time stamp.
 
 
The Advocate Redi-Code Blood glucose meter has the following features: Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Greater than 5 second test time, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more, Date and time stamp and Can convert mg/dL to mmol/L.
ratingsUp & Up Premium Reviews
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Summary: Calculates glucose averages. Automatic coding. Requires less than 1µL of blood for a reading. Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC. Stores at least 360 readings. Has larger digits on the display than some of the meters. Has a larger screen than some of the meters. Has either a backlight or LED digits for easy reading in darker lighting conditions. Takes a few seconds longer to produce a reading. Has a date and time stamp. Users can flag their results as pre- or post meal for reference. Very Good for repeatability.
 
 
The Up & Up Premium Blood glucose meter has the following features: Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Greater than 5 second test time, Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more, Date and time stamp and Meal markers.
ratingsOneTouch UltraMini Reviews
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Summary: Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC. Stores at least 360 readings. Has a date and time stamp. Excellent for repeatability.
 
 
The OneTouch UltraMini Blood glucose meter has the following features: Can download memory to PC, Memory of 360 readings or more and Date and time stamp.

Whats behind our Blood glucose meter ratings?

  • Convenience
  • Accuracy
  • Repeatability