The SD Codefree Blood Glucose Meter is a compact hand held easy to ready meter, storing up to 500 test results. With a small droplet of blood it will give you an accurate picture of your blood glucose level at the time of the test. Use the included lancing device to quickly prick your finger, add a drop of blood onto the test strip and then the SD CodeFree meter will automatically give a result.
***SPECIAL OFFER*** for diabetics ONLY. Buy all 3 items and save £3!
Many people think that there is no point in using a blood glucose meter because they believe that they know when their blood glucose levels are too high. Unfortunately, this is often not true and unless your blood glucose level is very high. The way you feel is not always a good or accurate guide to what is happening. The SD CodeFree blood glucose testing machine gives an accurate picture of your blood glucose level at the time of the test. It involves pricking your finger with the lancing device and putting a drop of blood on a testing strip. SD CodeFree Blood Glucose Meter will read the result automatically. Use the Self-Test diary included in the pack to record your results. This will help you and your healthcare team work out whether your treatment needs to be adjusted.
Please watch the video produced by Diabetest.co.uk about our NEW SD Codefree Blood Glucose Meter.
You can choose whether you want a mmol/L meter (the UK standard) or mg/dL meter (the US and European standard) from the 2nd drop down menu.
If you are unsure which measurement your country uses then you can check here.
All methods of glucose testing involve collecting blood. This is obtained by pricking the skin, usually the fingertip with a special lancet. However, if you have to test frequently you may find your fingers get sore and so there are diabetes monitors available (like the one we sell) which enable you to take blood from other parts of the body such as the palm, forearm or upper arm. This is known as alternate site testing (AST). However, you should always consult your diabetes specialist before testing from other parts of the body.
For more detailed information on diabetes click here.
For English instructions on how to use these tests click here.
For French instructions click here.
For German instructions click here.
For Italian instructions click here.
For Spanish instructions click here.
Diabetes daily care Whichever type of diabetes you have, it’s important you come to terms with it. Living with diabetes means you will need to take responsibility for your every day care. The more you understand your condition and how it affects you, the better you will be able to control it. To help, here […]
Type 2 diabetes, also known as non insulin dependent diabetes, is the most common type of diabetes. Type 2 usually appears in older people (over the age of 40) however, as levels of obesity in the UK are rising, more and more younger people are being diagnosed. Type 2 happens either when […]
Gestational diabetes and diabetes in pregnancy Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that develops or is discovered during pregnancy. It typically occurs between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy (but can develop anytime) after the baby’s body has been formed, but while the baby is growing. It usually disappears when the pregnancy is over. What causes […]
Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes There isn’t a cure for Type 1 diabetes yet so the primary aim of treatment is to keep blood glucose levels as near to normal as possible. The quicker levels are brought under control the better the long-term health prospects. If you have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, you will be […]
What complications can develop from diabetes? Health complications can occur when diabetes is not kept under control. These can range from mild to very serious so it’s very important to routinely test glucose levels and attend regular check ups. Please use the list below to familiarise yourself with common complications, symptoms and ways to prevent […]
What is Type 1 Diabetes? Diabetes (or diabetes mellitus) has two main types: Type 1 and Type 2. In this section we will be talking about Type 1. For more information on Type 2 diabetes, please click here. Type 1 diabetes, also known as insulin dependent diabetes, develops when the insulin producing cells in the pancreas have been destroyed and the body stops producing […]
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have published an update to the Public Health Guideline on type 2 diabetes. In the UK, there are 3.8 million people living with diabetes, the majority of these have type 2 diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes you are more at risk of cardiovascular disease […]
Insomnia can disrupt hormones, and may play a role in developing the blood sugar condition, expert says Women who have chronic sleep problems may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, Harvard researchers report. Problems such as trouble falling or staying asleep, getting less than six hours of sleep, frequent snoring, sleep apnea […]
There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes, also known as ‘insulin dependent diabetes’, develops when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas have been destroyed and the body stops producing its own insulin. This may be due to a combination of hereditary and environmental factors, […]