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what is the best glucose meter?

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Dr. Mani Bashyam
Specializes in Diabetology
Best glucameter: is what is covered by your insurance. If not covered get Relion walmart
Answered on May 10, 2015
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Dr. Mani Bashyam
Specializes in Diabetology
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Relion is inexpensive
May 10, 2015

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