Diabetic Test Strips.

By counts15 Latest Reply 2013-08-26 11:10:06 -0500
Started 2013-08-24 18:22:22 -0500

I have 5 containers of 50 test strips. They say Exp. date 1/20/13. I can not bring myself to through them away because they costs so much. Are they still usable?

3 replies

GabbyPA 2013-08-26 11:10:06 -0500 Report

Give them a try and if you can, go to a clinic where they will test you for free and do your test at the same time to see if they are close. That will give you an idea on if they are accurate. It is a very fluid thing anyway, but that can give you a benchmark. I do this when I go to my doctor and test my meter against his.

Just Joyce
Just Joyce 2013-08-26 11:05:51 -0500 Report

Mine don't work if they are expired after more than a month. The readings are inaccurate or it doesn't register at all. Better to be safe and toss them.

Nick1962 2013-08-25 09:09:27 -0500 Report

Depends on the manufacturer. Mine won't even register in my tester if they're out dated. Try one and see - we'd love to know.

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