Bayer Breeze 2 meter - need comments

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   Posted 1/5/2010 9:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello All -
Hope everybody had a nice holiday!
I am looking into a new meter. Does anybody use Bayer Breeze 2? Any comments?

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   Posted 1/5/2010 2:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry.  I don't use that one.  I hope someone can help.
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   Posted 1/7/2010 10:30 AM (GMT -6)   
All meters perform to the same standards where measuring blood is concerned. The rest is packaging. Get what you're most comfortable using or the one your insurance covers. I use the One Touch meters (Ultra, mini) 'cause I like/use some of the bells & whistles :-)
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   Posted 1/19/2010 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
I have the Breeze 2 and love it!  It's very easy to use and it's fast, too.
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   Posted 1/22/2010 8:31 PM (GMT -6)   
It's most important to use a home meter that is accurate. Consumer's Reports tested meters a while back and found that ReliOn from Walmart and the one touch ultra mini to be the most accurate and consistent. I found that ultra mini corresponds very, very closely to the measurements I receive from laboratory blood tests.

It can be really disconcerting to measure your fasting blood sugar in the morning and get readings that differ by 20 points from a reading taken two minutes earlier.
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