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Why should I consider memory when I buy a glucose meter?

Your meter can do much more than give you a blood glucose reading. It can also store and manage these readings and sometimes even make recommendations for food or insulin doses based on this information.

Some meters can store up to 3,000 glucose readings. A big memory can be helpful for people who carry their meters around with them during the day. Some models have one-button memory recall to review recent results.

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