free meters send to me every 6 months

By saber32 Latest Reply 2011-12-05 03:17:22 -0600
Started 2011-12-04 08:34:17 -0600

I am wandering if anybody else have this problem since I was diagnosed for diabetic in may of 2010 my doctor to me to buy a meter and I did I bought a meter my free style then my mom bought me the true track meter too . But she did not know I already bought one so I use one for home and one for work after 6 month later I stated to get meters in the mail or ups USPS getting meters in send to me I bought two meters true trace my free style meters

I Saturday 3 I got another meter this one is solo v2 meter

the meters I got for free

one touch

solo v2

reli on

got at the store

true trace

my free style meters

should I just mail the meter back to them and wright them a message I go not need another meter at this time or should I just keep it I do not even have the strips for the meter ?

every 6 months I get a new meter in the mail send to me solo v2 I wander what the net meter will be

17 replies

meowbat 2011-12-05 03:17:22 -0600 Report

Meters, meters, everywhere. No time to read as more come out of nowhere!!!! call the companies. tell them thanks—-But! find someplace to donate! falling asleep mid type, ni-ni, meowbat

valentine lady
valentine lady 2011-12-04 13:46:23 -0600 Report

Dear Saber: Those meters are sent to you as you've been told because your on their mailing list. If you choose to keep one call the company and they'll send you all the strips and lacets and just everything you may need and bill it to your insurance. Be it known, you will recieve
phine calls from them to try and tell you why theirs is the best. I have recieved 5 all toll and chose the last one where you can take blood from any place on your body. I like the fact I can use my legs or stomach or my arm if I choose. My fingers won't be as sore all the time. I test 4 times a day. That makes for sore pinkies. LOL Hugs to you…Valentine Lady

pixsidust 2011-12-04 10:58:12 -0600 Report

No I do not. Make sure they are not charging your credit card in any way!
Is there any place to donate these to for someone who may need these?

saber32 2011-12-04 11:05:14 -0600 Report

I do not have a credit card under my name I do not know how they keep sending me meters If i am not paying for them I pay for eveything money orders or cash

saber32 2011-12-04 11:02:49 -0600 Report

I do not know ? if i find out ther is a place i will shureley give them all four of mine i have

Mickey/CCHT 2011-12-04 20:54:54 -0600 Report

You can give them to your local red cross, or health dept. I'm very sure they will be happy to take them. I know for a fact the Red Cross will, they used to help my mom with supplies when she needed it.

2011-12-04 19:39:56 -0600 Report

Have you ever thought of trying to seek out a (lack of better terminology) a non profit group to see if they have any diabetic patients that need meters? I did that w/ all of my brand new needles and they were more than happy to take them. Because there are a lot of people who have either no med ins or are just too poor to be able to afford all these "diabetic must-haves". If you google something to the fact"diabetes awareness (or something 2 that effect, and let them know about your meters. I don't know what's out there, but I'm sure that you'll find something.

jayabee52 2011-12-04 10:08:18 -0600 Report

Howdy Matthew
I don't have that problem. I guess I am not on enough mailing lists as some one who has diabetes.

If you didn't request the meter you are under no obligation to return it.

Perhaps, though you may wish to determine which list you are on and let them know you don't want to receive more meters. It is simply a effort to get you to purchase the stips for that meter from them, usually at inflated prices.

Your next meter will be depending on who gets your mailing address as a "mark" (potential customer) next.

Blessings to you!


watson4042 2011-12-04 11:30:20 -0600 Report

i agree with jayabee52. you didn't request it and you don't have to pay for it. it's like the return address labels you get in the mail, the companies are hoping you'll like their meters and will start buying their products. ignore them.

saber32 2011-12-04 10:59:23 -0600 Report

I already priced the strips and it $75 dollars to get the strips for that meter I am goiing to give it to a friend he is also a diabetic and he was telling me his meter is not working good any more he gets his strips free through his docter for the meter il just give him the one of my free meters i have brand new still in the box never touch just opened the outer box

jayabee52 2011-12-04 14:35:09 -0600 Report

I was gonna say WOW $75! (for how many stips?) but with some of the other more popular meters someone can pay over $100 for 50 readings, so I can't say WOW!

The meter I use now costs $50 for 100 strips.

saber32 2011-12-04 10:28:30 -0600 Report

the reli on meter I send it back to them and said please remove me from your mailing list they just send it back to me again i still have it unopened still in the box i send a letter to this company and said please remove me from your mailing list im keeping the meter unles they say to send it back to us . i will its a talking meter solo v2 it the company Nations health who send me the solo v2 meter I am going to call them on monday or today

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