I bought accu-chek active strips from clickoncare. I got fresh stock and had good expiry period. I bought through online and product was delivered in a day.
Diabetic test strips can be expensive. Well, the conversation around expired test strips is actually very lively. Many people have an opinion on whether or not using expired test strips is the right thing to do.
Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Minehosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator W il Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a dual set of questions asking about expiration dates on those handy little strips we use to test our blood sugar levels -- and whether there's really any need to respect the stamped-on expiration dates. Take a peek at what Wil has to say
Popped in some new batteries into a FastTake meter, tested and the result? I tried some Freestyle Precision strips that expired in I distinctly remember that those included horseradish as an active ingredient. It always struck me as odd.
Glucose test strips are expensive. Are you wasting money if you throw away expired strips? Are they still accurate if you use them after they have expired?
Using expired test strips can save you a lot of money, but are they accurate? This is an important question for diabetics who can not afford new test strips or for those who want to know their old test strips are still safe. We tested several brands of test strips that had been expired between 1 and 5 years and found that accuracy depended upon the length of time since expiration and the brand of test strip.
Blood glucose test strips play a crucial role in helping you to monitor your daily blood glucose level and giving your doctor the data to adjust your medication to control your diabetes symptoms. Without the help from these little disposable strips, life with diabetes can become even more chaotic than ever. But what exactly are these thin little plastic slip and why are they so expensive?
I was also looking for a thread on expired test strips. Is my search flawed or have you really not explored expired test strips? I assume I just did a bad search.
Also do not use these test strips after the expiry date. Moreover, you have to complete these test strips within 6 months from the date of opening the strip box. The ideal storage temperature for this strip box is below 30 degree Celsius.