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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 Repeatability, Accuracy, Annual strip cost-4 tests/day ($) and Convenience. 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

ratingsNova Max Plus Advanced Technology 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. A bulkier unit than most of the others. Has a date and time stamp. Very Good for repeatability.
 
 
The Nova Max Plus Advanced Technology 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.
ratingsReliOn Prime (Walmart) 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. 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. Has a date and time stamp. Very Good for repeatability.
 
 
The ReliOn Prime (Walmart) Blood glucose meter has the following features: Displays averages, Sets strip code automatically, Greater than 5 second test time, Can download memory to PC and Date and time stamp.
ratingsOneTouch Ultra2 Reviews
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Summary: Calculates glucose averages. 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. Has a date and time stamp. Users can flag their results as pre- or post meal for reference. Excellent for accuracy. Very Good for repeatability.
 
 
The OneTouch Ultra2 Blood glucose meter has the following features: Displays averages, 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.
ratingsBayer Breeze 2 Reviews
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Summary: Has a cartridge that houses multiple strips. Calculates glucose averages. Automatic coding. Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC. Stores at least 360 readings. Has a larger screen than some of the meters. A bulkier unit than most of the others. Users may have difficulty applying blood to the strip. Has a date and time stamp. Excellent for accuracy. Very Good for repeatability.
 
 
The Bayer Breeze 2 Blood glucose meter 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 and Date and time stamp.

Whats behind our Blood glucose meter ratings?

  • Repeatability
  • Accuracy
  • Convenience