Reviewer Product Rating:

Diabetes advocate and lifestyle coach Ginger Vieira reviews the FreeStyle Lite glucose meter -- one of the smallest and handiest on the market.

REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -

 

PROs:

 

  • can apply more blood after original insert
  • includes a light at strip port for easy testing in the dark
  • small and simple

 

CONs:

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  • doesn't offer any in-depth information when compared to newer/fancy meters

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