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Videos Video is not supported in this browser Play Again. Video is not supported in this browser Play Again. Does not give accurate readings. Both my wife and I have the FreeStyle Lite glucose meters but now that I am on Medicare and oral medications for type II diabetes Medicare will only cover the tests strips for it every three months so when I saw this new one advertised I was excited to try it since it is made by the same company but with much cheaper strips.
I tested it against mine and my wife's FreeStyle Lite meters and it failed miserably. My FreeStyle Lite measured 96 and my wife's measured It also took 3 strips to get 2 readinsg with it as one strip produced an error reading. The blood sample need for these strips is also significantly larger than what the FreeStyle Lite needs. I will be trying to return this one. Curtis66, April 12, Dangerous Piece of Garbage.
Been testing every few days for the last 2 months and getting fasting numbers consistently at to Imagine my surprise when I had a formal lab test and got , with an a1c of Guerre, September 19, My husband is an insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetic. We thought it was time for a new meter so purchased the Freestyle Neo. First, the test strips are individually wrapped and not easy to get out of the package. Second, the first reading after two errors said 54!
If he's at 54, he's shaky and knows his number is low. For more experienced clients, a bit of difficulty or a tougher game to play keeps them interested, challenged, and growing. Keep it simple and just get in the habit of eating the rainbow. Here are some things to try choose one:. Over the course of each program, we help clients build dozens of skills through very specific and well-defined daily habits. The best habits are small daily actions that can be done in the context of real life.
Anything lower and the habit is too challenging or intimidating. Most goals are too big, or complicated, to try for in one go. Most skills are the same way. So you break them down into defined and organized segments. So start with thing 1, then do thing 2, then thing 3, and so on. Focus on that one thing — and only that thing — and a difficult process becomes easier and faster. The habit-based approach is awesome. However, if you — or your clients — have ever tried a habit-based program or app on its own, you probably got stuck with questions like:.
When learning math, students learn what numbers are, then how to count them, then how to add and subtract them, and so on… before they can start doing calculus or algebra. These trump all other habits. While clients can still customize all habits to their needs and nutritional levels, early habits focus on clear, unambiguous basics. Not all clients will struggle with the same habits. However, some habits tend to be harder than others. A client-centered approach recognizes all this physiological information while also taking into account what clients can reasonably do within the context of their lives.
Throughout our coaching, we ask clients to track their progress, gather data, and reflect on thought exercises. This process helps clients:. Unfortunately, a lot of coaches spend too much time trying to measure adherence, trying to put together one-off education sessions, and doing a host of other tasks that should be automated.
Automated lessons, habits, assignments, accountability checks, and progress checks are awesome. Having a ready-made curriculum a clear, strategic, purpose-driven progression through client development and learning frees coaches up to do the relationship-building, supporting, guiding, helping, and coaching that clients deserve.
Sure, if clients are ridiculously motivated, and relentlessly tenacious, they might be able to figure everything out on their own without a coach or mentor. However, most people need some amount of support. At first, clients are committed but not capable.
We all know accountability — regularly checking in with someone — is important. The social commitment helps us stick with what we started. But accountability works best if it happens at regular, expected times. Whether through an app, in a group, or one-on-one, accountability should have a known cadence i. They want a leader, an expert, someone they trust and respect.
They just want the security of knowing for sure that someone is there if they need them. It makes them feel inadequate. Bonus points for celebrating that progress when it happens. By identifying and celebrating that, the physical progress will follow.
Sometimes real challenges come up. People need strategies to move past these inevitable obstacles. Avoiding that problem in the first place. Even with the best daily habits, ongoing progress tracking, accountability, and proactive obstacle identification, sometimes clients get stuck. In our coaching programs, this is where our coaches really shine. The habits, lessons, assignments, consistency trackers, and progress reports are delivered reliably in a way that can scale.
As a special bonus: Coaches can take on more clients this way , helping more people than they ever thought possible. You see, when I started doing online nutrition coaching, I soon realized that I could only handle clients at a time while preserving quality control. Intuitive setup and simple icon-driven menus help simplify blood glucose monitoring. In addition, the Precision Xtra system tests both blood glucose and blood ketone all with the same meter - using the Precision Xtra blood glucose test strips and Precision Xtra blood ketone test strips.
Precision Xtra Glucose Monitor. I purchased this monitor on the advice of my doctor mainly to check ketone levels for nutritional ketosis. I also monitor blood glucose but not for diabetic purposes, simply out of curiosity. It is easy to use, has all the features that I need, and I especially like the memory feature. Mary, August 10, I am just using it for ketone monitoring it works great. I am on a ketogenic diet so I have to monitor my ketones about once or twice a week.
My ganddaughter is using this machine.