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 Post subject: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device!
PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:46 pm 
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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?

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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:53 pm 
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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.


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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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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?

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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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We used to call it the guillotine.


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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
PostPosted: 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.


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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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I don't think I even use a dozen lancets in 3 1/2 years.

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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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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?


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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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congrats! 10 years is a long time!

mollyjade that one is crazy!

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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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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.


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?"

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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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Fee wrote:

This is horrifying to just look at.

It was the '80s.


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 Post subject: Re: The lancing device is dead! Long live the lancing device
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Fee wrote:
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.


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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