Varieties of Blood Glucose Monitors


Blood glucose monitors are necessary medical supplies for testing blood sugar levels. When shopping for a blood glucose monitor – for either home or facility use – accuracy and ease of use are two of the most important qualities to look for. Below are just a few examples of the varieties of blood glucose monitors on the market today. Now made with additional features to store more results, offer low blood sugar warnings, and offer easier readout capabilities, these diabetic monitors offer enhanced usability and convenience for both the patient and the caregiver.

Assure 4 Blood Glucose Monitor

The Assure 4 Blood Glucose Monitor is designed for professional or homecare use. This meter is conveniently designed for multi-patient use, as it is designed to effectively free up more valuable time for nursing staff. Offering plasma-referenced results in just 10 seconds, this blood glucose meter requires only a small sample size creating a more comfortable patient experience; and results appear on an easy-to-read digital display screen. Additionally, this blood glucose meter has a unique automatic on/off feature with test strip insertion and removal, creating a longer battery life and decreasing user hassle.

Assure Platinum Blood Glucose Monitoring System

The Assure Platinum Blood Glucose Monitoring System is designed for professional healthcare use, but is convenient and easy to use in the home, as well. This blood glucose monitoring system provides excellent precision, accuracy, and ease of use for most patients and caregivers. The meter is designed for multi-resident use within healthcare facilities, includes a 500 test memory, and eases infection control compliance concerns throughout the facility.

While using a blood glucose meter with different patients is often frowned upon, this particular meter helps to keep facilities in line with state regulations and offers a unique reminder system, qcProguard, which alerts the user when monitor must be tested for accuracy with the Assure Dose Control Solution. Additional features include a time/date stamp, “Hypo” warning alert, strip release button, strip eject button, and a fast 7 second test time.

Advocate Talking Blood Glucose Meter

The Advocate Talking Blood Glucose Meter is designed for quick, accurate blood glucose readings. With an easy-to-read results screen and a speaking function with audible results, this meter offers results that are easy to interpret. For further benefit, the audible function works in both English and Spanish, which makes this a great product for a wider variety of users.

In addition, this diabetic monitor includes a large storage capacity for the purposes of averaging results from one week to 90 days, allowing the patient to have more accurate blood sugar readings over time that are easily tracked. The internal code selection of this blood glucose monitor makes it unique, allowing for a quicker and easier set-up time when inserting test strips for readings.


Blood Glucose Meters have come a long way from their infancy, when they existed in the size of a VHS tape. Most blood glucose meters are small and portable, making them excellent for diabetics on the go. To purchase any of the varieties of blood glucose monitors on our website,  simply place your order online, or call to speak with one of our friendly Medical Supply Specialists by calling 1-888-687-4334.

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