Blood Glucose Meter Comparison Chart

Manufacturer Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. Bayer Bayer Home Diagnostics
Meter FreeStyle Freedom FreeStyle Flash Precision Xtra Breeze 2 Contour Walgreens (True Track Smart System)
Technology Coulometry Coulometry Electrochemical Electrochemical Electrochemical Biosensor
Battery 3-volt Li CR 2032 (1) 3-volt Li CR 2032 (1) AAA (2) 3-volt Li (1) 3-volt Li (2) CR 2032 (1)
Strips Freestyle Freestyle Precision Xtra Breeze 2 50s & 100s Contour 50s & 100s Walgreens True Track 50s & 100s
50s & 100s 50s & 100s 50s & 100s (Ascensia Autodisc will work in Breeze 2 meter) (Ascensia MICROFILL will work in CONTOUR meter)
Testing Time/Sample Size 5 sec/0.3 uL 7 sec/0.3 uL 5 sec/0.6 uL 5 sec countdown/1 uL 5 sec/ 0.6 uL 10 sec/1 uL
Alternate Site Testing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cleaning Required No No No No No No
Meter Calibration Manual Manual Automatic—Smart Chip Automatic Automatic Check strip
Download Capability/Memory Yes/250 Yes/250 Yes/450 Yes/420 Yes/480 Yes/365
Software Precision Link 2.6 Precision Link 2.6 Precision Link 2.6 WinGLUCOFACTS WinGLUCOFACTS
Strip Shelf-Life (after opening) Date on vial Date on vial Date on foil packet Date on foil packet 6 months 3 months
Features Virtually pain-free testing. Largest numeric display of any leading meter makes it easy to read. Ergonomic design makes it easy to hold. 4 programmable alarms. 14-day result average. 60-second sample reapplication time. Backlit display. 4 daily alarms. Free data cable via mail-in offer. Unaffected by differences in oxygen or high levels of interfering substances. Can fill strip from either side. Can reapply sample for up to 60 seconds. True Measure Technology. Blood glucose and blood ketone testing. Simple, easy-to-use, easy-to-read meter. New Smart Chip calibration, 5-second blood reapplication time. Strip technology designed to minimize effects on common interfering substances. No coding required. Automatically draws blood into strips. Automatic underfill detection. 10-test disc. No individual test strip holding. Received Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation. Breeze 2 test strips will only work with Breeze 2 meter. No coding required. Quick & easy pre/post meal test markings with post-meal test reminder alarm. Automatic hematocrit correction, underfill detection, control marking & temperature control ensure accuracy. 7-day Hi/Lo Test Result summary. Chip coding capillary action. Audible test strip fill detection.
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