I also have Type II. I'm on several medications.

It's disappointing that the government wants your personal readings. What happened to doctor-patient privilege?

Meters are cheap these days. My main meter has been an Accu-Chek that I bought in '00 for $60. The strips are expensive, about $70 for 50, but at least they're assembled in the U.S..

I have another meter that I am using more often now, a Bayer. I see them in the stores for about $20. Strips are about $60 for 50, but at least they're made in Japan, not China.

I use a single lancet for several weeks, usually. Cuts down on that cost, anyway.

Thanks for the info regarding on-line purchases, MrB. I'm going to check it out.
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Stumpy
"The best of men are men at best."