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Old 11-12-2013, 01:26 PM
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Default Re: Poll: How and Where you test your dog's blood sugar

I did test alternating right side and left at the base of the tail shaved the area first
Now I test on inner lip rotating am right pm left side
Use whatever 29 guage lancets on sale, no device
Use one touch ultra 2, batteries cr2032 x 2
Waiting for my alphatrack track from american diabetes wharehouse on sale with code $60
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Old 11-12-2013, 01:34 PM
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Where you test on your dog: elbow callus, left and right leg

Lances used (brand, gauge): BD ULtra-Fine 11, 30 gauge

Whether you use a lancing device: No

Lancing device brand, I hand hold the lancet to poke

Meter you use: OneTouch Ultra -
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:30 PM
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Where you test on your dog: upper inside lip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN-OHfHUmjc

Lances used (brand, gauge): Accuchek Softclix (gauge isn't on the box but online it says they are 28 gauge). https://www.accu-chek.com/us/lancing.../softclix.html

Whether you use a lancing device: Yes, but I didn't Ali's first year with diabetes. I just hand poked the lancet.

Lancing device brand, model: Accuchek Softclix. (My spring went bad after about 2 years and the company stood behind their product and sent me a new one for free)

Setting of the lancing device: 2.5

Meter you use: OneTouch UltraSmart - readings consistently about 28 points low at numbers 79 and lower, readings about 47 points low at 80 and above.

Other meters used: Freestyle Lite, AlphaTrak, OneTouch Mini, Relion Confirm. I used the Mini on occasion for travel and it was very close to my UltraSmart. I preferred my OT UltraSmart as it was consistent for me and I could see the blood drawn into the strip.
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Old 11-13-2013, 03:28 AM
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Where we test: Ear
Lancets used: relion 26 guage
lancing device: Yes
Lancing device brand, model: Relion
Setting of the lancing device: 3-4
Meter: Alpha trak
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:23 AM
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Lip alternating sides
Lancing device
Relion
Setting 2-3
Meter(s): Relion Confirm, Prime and Alphatrak
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:34 AM
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Default Re: Poll: How and Where you test your dog's blood sugar

Base of tail; no device just a 26 gauge lancet, meter is one touch ultra
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:48 AM
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Where: Base of tail
Lancet: 26 gauge. Alpha Trak2
Lancet Device: Alpha Trak2
Setting: 4
Meter: Alpha Trak2
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Old 11-13-2013, 06:21 AM
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Where: base of tail
Lancet: 26 gauge
Device: yes
Meter: Alpha Trak 2 and ReliOn Prime
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Old 11-13-2013, 06:26 AM
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Where - Inner top lip both sides, near canine teeth. Wipe lip first to help blood form a bead and stop it being slimy
lancet device - One Touch
Lancet - One Touch Ultrasoft, I think they are 29guage (thin)
Setting - deepest (9)
Meter - One Touch UltraEasy. When compared against the vet's analyser it was almost spot on.
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Old 11-13-2013, 07:18 AM
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where: inside upper lip, just above canine tooth, alternate sides
lancets used: 26 gauge
lancing device: Relion Prime
setting: I take off the outer cap that has the settings. This may be the same as the highest setting, I don't know, but it works better for me.
meter: usually Relion Prime, AlphaTrack if low (experimenting with FreeStyle strips)
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