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Blood glucose meter testing tips Part 2

What Precautions are to be Observed Before Using Test Strips? * Are the strips fresh? Look for expiry date. Look for colour changes on the strip pad, which can indicate chemical spoilage. * Are the strips properly stored? Avoid exposing the strips to light. * Are you spending the time to calibrate your meter to each new batch of test strips? There are variations from one batch to another. How to Test Whether the Glucometer is Working Properly or Not? 1. The meter should be tested every month...