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Author:  FootFace [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:46 pm ]
Post subject:  The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device!

I've had this one for maybe 10 years? It chipped about 6 months ago. Finally, this morning, it completely broke.
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Make way for the new, streamlined version!
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I really couldn't be more, um… happy?

Author:  mollyjade [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device

This is the one we used when I was first diagnosed, back in the Stone Age.

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It makes an impressive noise when you release it.

Author:  FootFace [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:57 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device

mollyjade wrote:
This is the one we used when I was first diagnosed, back in the Stone Age.

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It makes an impressive noise when you release it.


The Norman Bates 3000?

Author:  mollyjade [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:02 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device

We used to call it the guillotine.

Author:  Aliks [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:07 pm ]
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we've gone through a dozen in the last 3 1/2 years, almost as often as I drop cell phones.

Author:  FootFace [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:08 pm ]
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I don't think I even use a dozen lancets in 3 1/2 years.

Author:  Aliks [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:38 pm ]
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FootFace wrote:
I don't think I even use a dozen lancets in 3 1/2 years.

you don't change them on day light savings day?

Author:  ijustdiedinside [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:42 pm ]
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congrats! 10 years is a long time!

mollyjade that one is crazy!

Author:  Fee [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device

mollyjade wrote:
This is the one we used when I was first diagnosed, back in the Stone Age.

Image
It makes an impressive noise when you release it.


This is horrifying to just look at. It seems like the inventor was thinking "how can we make this process look as scary as possible?"

Author:  mollyjade [ Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:53 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device

Fee wrote:

This is horrifying to just look at.

It was the '80s.

Author:  appifanie [ Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:12 am ]
Post subject:  Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device

Fee wrote:
mollyjade wrote:
This is the one we used when I was first diagnosed, back in the Stone Age.

Image
It makes an impressive noise when you release it.


This is horrifying to just look at. It seems like the inventor was thinking "how can we make this process look as scary as possible?"


nightmares.

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