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Can I use generic test strips with my diabetic meter?

Generic test strips are often less expensive than brand-name strips by the manufacturer of your diabetic meter. It's okay to use generic test strips, but you’ll need to check the label to make sure they are compatible with the specific make and model of your meter. If you use generic test strips, make sure they give you consistent results.

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