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Generic Diabetes Test Strips Available That Offer Substantial Cost Savings, UniStrip 1 by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 03 May 2014 2:30pm Diabetes testing strips like drugs have now gone generic too.  This has not gone undisputed though as you can read at the link below where J and J filed a patent violation against the company we have “strip wars” now I guess you could say.  There was also speculation that J and J could possibly entertain buying the company.  So far that has not ... Read on »
Alere Voluntary Urgent Product Recalls of INRatio®2 PT/INR Test Strips-Test Results May Not Be Accurate by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 07 May 2014 4:46pm This is kind of urgent as nine adverse events have been reported with three patients experiencing bleeding associated with deaths.  The results are showing lower than a lab test which means you can’t count on what’s being shown.  All are urged to immediately stop use of the product and use an alternative method to perform testing.  The company ... Read on »
Medicare's cost-slashing for test strips creates a DOC movement: Strip Safely by Riva G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jul 2013 6:47pm StripSafely  is the Diabetes Online Community's raised voice to protect ourselves from inaccurate blood glucose meters and test strips.  This month Medicare begins offering a limited variety of glucose meters to its beneficiaries. Many of the test strips offered, and manufactured overseas, fall below the FDA approved standard f ... Read on »
FDA Safety Communication: Shasta Technologies GenStrip Blood Glucose Test Strips May Report False Results by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 29 Apr 2014 12:00am During a recent inspection of Shasta Technologies LLC, the FDA found extensive violations of federal regulations intended to assure the quality of products in the manufacturing of GenStrip Test Strips. These regulations, called quality systems regulations Read on »
Jan 30, pH Test Strips - How to Test Your pH by Esme S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:09am Your pH indicates your level of health. When you test your pH with pH test strips you can find out how healthy you are in seconds. Just follow these seven easy steps. Read on »
Abbott Diabetes Care Recalls Tons of Glucose Test Strips–The US Has the FDA Recall Blues-Solution Has Been Touted Here for by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Dec 2010 12:10am It’s just about one year now since I started this campaign with using Bar Codes, Microsoft Tags and I’m up to around 60 posts on the topic now, and just about every time there’s a recall, I do another post.  Look how retailers and consumers are using this technology but when it comes to something like recalls and counterfeit drugs can we do an ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson Files A Patent Violation Lawsuit Against Decision Diagnostics For Making Glucose Test Strips That Work With by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Sep 2013 2:39am J and J wants the strip business and want no competition and Decision Diagnostics countered with J&J advertising that the One Touch system provides more accurate results than other companies.  Genstrip is the name of the testing strips.  The article here suggests that J&J could buy them up and get rid of the competition, and I guess court costs ... Read on »
Free Glucose Meter and Test Strips: by Rita .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 12:07pm Just wanted to pass this along to anyone who might need it, or if you have a friend or relative that may need it. My coworker saw this ad on TV last night and ordered one for her mother. She also gave the information to me. Abbot Diabetes Care is giving away one free glucose meter and a sample of test strips per household. When I called, and a ... Read on »
Aarkstore Enterprise---Global Blood Glucose Test Strips Market 2009-2013 by Aarkstore Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 12:39am Blood Glucose Test Strip is a device on which the blood sample is taken for diabetic tests to be carried out. These strips are enabled with electrochemical biosensors or enzymes. Certain test strips provide direct results; whereas, others require glucose monitors for the test results to be accurately displayed. Blood Glucose Test Strips form o ... Read on »
Questions and Answers About the Abbott Glucose Test Strip Recall by FDA Posted Wed 22 Dec 2010 12:00am How can I report problems with glucose test strips to the FDA? What products are affected? Abbott Diabetes Care is recalling 359 different lots of glucose test strips. The strips include the following brands: These strips are used with the following blood glucose monitoring systems: The blood glucose ... Read on »