Just about every drugstore in my neck of the woods (Vancouver in Canada) has at any given time some promotions going that include a free meter. Some require that you buy a month’s supply of strips to get the free meter, some just ask that you fill out a registration card. I have used that a couple of times when I have misplaced my meter and never had a problem with it. You will rarely have to look more than a few blocks for a drugstore.
I like the tips to go to a fire station or first aid station where available. I would not have thought of that. But…I agree I could no more leave my “bag” of stuff behind than my pants (or my phone). Plus a back up set of everything at work anyway.
I just ordered a second meter in case I don’t have it with me. Mine would be in my backpack,carry it a lot. Nancy
I agree with you. I often just leave the manual blood testing meter at home for the day. I have even entered ‘faux’ readings when it insists on a reading, just so that I can see up and down trends. I always feel my lows, but don’t always feel my highs, so this way of NOT having to be tied to the manual blood testing all the time works for me. . . .