Diabetes Articles
  • Sign Up
FacebookTwitterDiggStumbleuponGoogle BookmarksRedditLinkedinPinterest

Blood Glucose Meters

Shopping for a blood glucose meter can be overwhelming and more than a little bit intimidating, and why shouldn’t it? Getting accurate readings from a good quality glucose meter can quite literally determine the outcome of a life-or-death situation. Fortunately, there are a few brands of blood glucose meters that work perfectly with diabetic recipes, diabetic diet plans, exercise and medication to help control your diabetes and life the life you want to live. These include One Touch, and Accu-Chek.

One Touch

The One Touch glucose meters are a very popular brand of glucose meters for several reasons. One of these reasons is that you can test your glucose levels in other places than your fingertips. A smaller required blood sample, results in 5 seconds, and a large, easy-to-read display also add to the benefits that make the One Touch glucose meters so popular.  It is also easy to monitor and keep track of past results because some of the One Touch glucose meters can hold up to 500 past results along with the date and time the measurement was taken. These results can be downloaded straight to diabetic software from One Touch and can contribute greatly to your records and management efforts for your diabetes.

Accu-Chek

The Accu-Chek glucose monitors on the market today are another great brand of glucose meters to invest in. Accu-Chek glucose meters can also be tested on alternative sites instead of just the fingertips. Along with diabetic diets, diabetic recipes, exercise and medication, the Accu-Chek glucose meters can greatly help management. They also have 500 past test result memory, and come with accessories like a case, record diary, and extra batteries. Only a minute amount of blood is needed for testing, too. All of these make the Accu-Chek glucose meters very popular among diabetics.

 

To learn more about glucose meters and to compare them side by side, you can check out our 'Diabetes Products' menu section or go to our established diabetic supply comparison website.

Find out if you qualify for discount Diabetic testing supplies, free offers or other running discounts at this time.


  1. First Name*
    Enter first name
  2. Last Name*
    Enter last name
  3. Phone*
    Enter valid US phone number
  4. E-mail*
    Enter email address



By submitting this form I authorize to be contacted by telephone. Please be assured that we value and protect your privacy. Co-Pays and Deductibles may apply.

About The Diabetes Network

The Diabetes Network was developed with the idea that people living with diabetes needed a central place to go for resources as well as get ideas, suggestions and encouragement. We have put a lot of effort into this website to make it easy and fun to navigate as well as informative so that you can have a voice when it comes to managing your diabetes. Please let us know how we can improve this website to better suit your needs.

More about our Mission

We're on a mission to make the healthcare community more technologically advanced than ever before. This website adapts to fit your tablet, iPad®, iPhone®, Android® or other smartphone. Just one of the ways we are working to make life easier for those living with Diabetes. Learn More...