Calculates glucose averages. Automatic coding. Requires less than 1µL of blood for a reading. Readings in the memory can be downloaded to a PC and/or a smart device. Stores at least 360 readings. Has either a backlight or LED digits for easy reading in darker lighting conditions. Has a date and time stamp. Excellent for accuracy. Very Good for repeatability.
The FreeStyle Lite is part of the Blood glucose meter test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Blood glucose meter models like the Lite are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
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.
Repeatability: The ability of the blood glucose meter to provide repeatable data from test to test.
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