If you are in the market for a new glucose monitor you can easily type the words glucose monitor review into your search bar and be inundated with information. You can also find a glucose monitor review, glucose monitor guide or even list of glucose monitor specifications in healthcare magazines, at the doctor’s office, and even in some pharmacies. While this is a vast amount of information to have at your fingertips, you should remember, when it comes to glucose monitors, it is your fingertips that will pay the price if you purchase the wrong one. So if you follow a printed glucose monitor review you may be setting yourself up for a disappointment.
For most people, the idea of buying a car without test driving it is ludicrous, and this is absolutely true. If you would never buy a car without a test drive why would you buy a glucometer without doing your own glucose meter review. This is not to say that you can just go down to the pharmacy and start trying out glucometers until you find one that suits you, but you should be able to at least hold the one you are thinking about buying in your hand to see how small, or large, it really is. Though the printed glucose monitor review may say that a particular model was preferred by 8 out of 10 people there is never any guarantee that you won’t be one of the 2 out of 10 that doesn’t like it at all.
Only you, as the user of the glucose meter, can truly say what the best one for you is, and with so many sizes, styles, and options to choose from it is easy to be confused. If you are thinking about buying, don’t buy based on what the internet says or the magazine says until you have handled the glucometer of your choice and conducted your very own glucose meter review.