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Prodigy AutoCode Blood Glucose Meter
AutoCode
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. 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. Excellent for accuracy.
Description
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. 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. Excellent for accuracy.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Accuracy

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.

 /  5
Repeatability

Repeatability

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

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

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

 /  5
Annual strip cost-4 tests/day

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.

 /  5

About

The Prodigy AutoCode is part of the Blood Glucose Meters test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Blood Glucose Meters models like the AutoCode 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.

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