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Whether you need blood glucose test strips, blood glucose meters, lancets, insulin pumps or other diabetes supplies, let us handle the details. We bill your insurance or Medicare directly and handle the document collection process, saving you precious time. We also send you convenient reminders when it’s time to reorder, so you never have to worry about running out of supplies.

Get answers to frequently asked diabetes testing supply questions here.

Glucose Meters

TrueMetrix Air Glucose Meter

Triple sense technology automatically detects, analyzes and corrects variables in each blood sample to ensure proven accuracy and confidence in results.

Prodigy AutoCode

The Prodigy AutoCode® talking glucometer guides the user through the blood glucose testing steps and will speak in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic.

Embrace Glucose Meter

Built with the end user in mind. The primary objective was to create a meter which maintained a high degree of accuracy while providing an overwhelming ease of use.

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Frequently Asked Questions - Diabetes Testing

How Much Are Test Strips For People With Diabetes?

At US MED, you’ll pay $15 cash/credit for a box of 50 test strips, regardless of brand. Additionally, these products may be covered by your insurance.

What Brands Of Diabetes Supplies Are Covered By Medicare?

Original Medicare Part B covers diabetes testing supplies such as blood sugar test strips, glucose meters, lancets, control solutions, lancing devices and a battery (every 6 months).

Why Do People Buy Diabetes Test Strips?

Test strips are used by diabetes patients along with traditional glucose meters to check their blood sugar. These strips can only be used for a single reading each, so it’s important to make sure you’re not at risk of running out.

What Diabetic Supplies Do I Need?

Essential testing supplies for people with diabetes include a traditional glucose meter and testing strips and/or a continuous glucose monitoring system, lancets, a lancing device, and control solutions.

How Accurate Are Blood Sugar Test Strips?

While accuracy levels can vary from brand to brand, any commercially available glucose meter and testing strips within 20 percent of ideal lab values.

How Soon After Waking Up Should I Test My Blood Sugar?

You should test your blood sugar immediately upon waking up. That way, if your glucose levels are abnormal, you can take steps to fix this.

Can I Test Blood Sugar At Home?

You can quickly and easily test your blood sugar at home by using a glucose meter or a continuous glucose monitoring system.

Can You Test Blood Sugar Without Pricking Finger?

Yes, but you’ll need a continuous glucose monitoring system to do so. For more information, visit our page on CGM systems.

How Accurate Are Continuous Glucose Monitors?

Inaccuracy rates can be higher than normal during a patient’s first day of using a CGM system, also when taking certain medications or over-the-counter pain relievers or supplements. These systems generally increase in accuracy when they have been worn for a while. Keep in mind that the latest CGM systems do not require calibration.

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