Free Style – takes very small blood sample, fast results, 250 test memory w/ date & time
One Touch Ultra- requires small amount of blood, easy to use, takes 5 seconds for reading
Accu-Chek Complete is real high tech. It stores up to 1000 results...and displays charts and graphs right on its screen.
One Touch Profile can be programmed for 19 languages...a voice synthesizer can be added for patients with poor vision.
One Touch Basic- less expensive, easy to use, easy to handle with larger display.
The newer meters correlate better with lab tests... Glucometer Elite and GlucometerDex.
* There has been a discrepancy in the past because meters use whole blood...but labs test
PLASMA glucose. Whole blood glucose is about 12% lower than plasma glucose. The
newer meters compensate for this difference.
Some monitors work even at high altitudes...their testing method doesn't require oxygen.