[Diabetes-talk] Solo meter??

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Sat Aug 31 18:06:05 UTC 2013

He is not on the list; I'll forward.

On Aug 31, 2013, at 10:46, cheryl echevarria <cherylandmaxx at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I am using the Solo Meter and not the Solus, I did try it, but wasn't happy with it because of the issues you have indicated. I think that Chris from Biosense is on the list.
> In fact, I have tried to e-mail Chris, no answer, I hope maybe they are listening Biosense since they make the meter and not ADS, and will fix the problem.
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>> From: etscrivani at verizon.net
>> To: diabetes-talk at nfbnet.org
>> Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:41:23 -0400
>> Subject: Re: [Diabetes-talk] Solo meter??
>> Cheryl:
>> I've had a lot of problems with the new Solus meter that I was upgraded to 
>> back in March.  I've been using talking meters many many years as a blind 
>> diabetic. In this case, brought the Solus V2 meter into my diabetes educator 
>> to make sure I was applying the sample correctly.  I was.
>> Many times I test on this meter and get crazy numbers that would indicate 
>> I'm ready to pass out and I'm not symptomatic at those readings.  Or I get 
>> test after test or "TO LOW" or "No sufficient blood."  I'm not happy with 
>> the Solus, but Loved, loved the Solo.
>> I've been told by other diabetics not to retest that the one resultthat 
>> comes back should satisfy me, but I question the numbers I'm getting from 
>> the Solus and intelligence tells me to re-check.  After all its my health 
>> and my life that is at risk when I'm basing insulin dosages on these 
>> numbers.
>> IMO only, something happened to the manufacturing process in the change of 
>> either meter or strips from the Solo to the Solus and not many of us have a 
>> personal one on one relationship with the owner of Advanced Diabetic 
>> Solutions.  For that matter now ADS is done and gone out of the picture and 
>> were left with no contact to help trouble shoot problems that come up. 
>> These big medicare approved providers are not giving product support and In 
>> My Opinion that's a problem.

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