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					                                                  Ascensia Breeze 2                                               Ascensia Contour                                                        Precision Xtra                                                       FreeStyle Freedom                                                          FreeStyle Flash

Manufacturer                    Bayer Healthcare, Diabetes Care                                 Bayer Healthcare, Diabetes Care                                   Abbott Diabetes Care                                                     Abbott Diabetes Care                                                   Abbott Diabetes Care

Compatible Test Strips          Breeze 2 10-Test Disc                                           Ascensia Microfill Test Strips                                    Precision Xtra Test Strips                                               FreeStyle Test Strips                                                  FreeStyle Test Strips

Alternate-site testing claim    Yes (palm, forearm, abdomen, thigh)                             Yes (palm, forearm, abdomen, thigh)                               Yes (upper arm, forearm, base of thumb)                                  Yes (palm - at the base of the thumb,forearm,                          Yes (palm - at the base of the thumb, forearm,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               upper arm, thigh and calf)                                             upper arm, thigh and calf)

Calibration                     Plasma-equivalent                                               Plasma-equivalent                                                 Plasma-equivalent                                                        Plasma-equivalent                                                      Plasma
How Calibrated                  Automatic                                                       Automatic                                                         Snap-in code strip                                                       One button strip calibration                                           One button strip calibration

Procedure                       Capillary Action / Sip-In                                       Capillary Action / Sip-In                                         Capillary Action / Sip-In                                                Capillary Action / Sip-In                                              Capillary Action / Sip-In
Time required                   5 seconds                                                       15 seconds                                                        Glucose - 5 seconds                                                      Average 5 seconds                                                      7-second average test time
                                                                                                                                                                  Ketone - 10 seconds
Range (mg/dl)                   20-600 mg/dl                                                    20-600 mg/dl                                                      Glucose - 20-500mg/dl                                                    20-500 mg/dl                                                           20-500 mg/dl
                                                                                                                                                                  Ketone - 0 – 6.0 mmol/l
Blood required                  1 microliters                                                   .6 microliters                                                    Glucose - 0.6 microliters                                                0.3 Microliter                                                         0.3 Microliter
                                                                                                                                                                  Ketone - 1.5 microliters
Does blood enter unit?          No                                                              No                                                                No                                                                       No                                                                     No
Included with Kit               Blood glucose meter, Quick reference guide, User guide,         Carrying Case, Meter, Microlet Lancing Device, 10 lancets,        Meter, lancing device, 10-lancets, quick reference guide, user’s         Owner's Booklet, Getting Started Guide, FreeStyle Lancing Device Meter, carrying case, 10 test strips, lancets, control solution, lancing
                                Ascensia® Microlet® Adjustable Lancing Device with 5            Owners Manual, Log Book, Normal Control Solution,                 manual, symbols and message guide, log book and carrying case,           with Clear Cap (for testing sites other than the finger), Blue Cap for device, instruction manuals
                                lancets, Ascensia® Clinilog® record diary, Carrying case,       Battery,Coupon for free Vaculance                                 battery included                                                         Lancing Device (for finger testing), FreeStyle Freedom Meter,
                                Warranty card                                                                                                                                                                                              Sterile FreeStyle Lancets (10 Count), Carrying Case, Daily Log,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Warranty Registration Card, One #2032 battery, 3 volt Lithium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           replaceable, $40 Mail-In Rebate

Features                        Eliminates the use of test strips. Cartridge-based monitor      Automatic calibration/No coding required Automatically            Advanced diabetes management system measures blood glucose               The FreeStyle Freedom™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System has             FreeStyle Flash incorporates FreeStyle’s precise coulometric test
                                eliminates strip handling. Performs 10 tests without            adjusts for temperature variations. Automatic underfill           as well as blood ketones. Features two advanced test strips: one         the largest reading of any leading meter, so it's really easy to see   strip technology which lets you test from multiple sites with just a
                                reloading. Cartridge automatically calibrates monitor for 10    detection and error messaging. Automatic control                  for blood glucose and one for blood ketones; simple two step             and hold. FreeStyle Freedom™ delivers Virtually Pain-Free Testing      tiny drop of blood. Backlit display screen for low light conditions,
                                tests. Download memory for PC tracking. Monitor stores up       identification. 240 test memory, 14 day average. Tiny sample      testing; only requires 1.5 microliters of blood; designed not to start   by taking the smallest sample of blood. And it's fast—you'll get       displays time, date, and other information, Configure button,
                                to 420 results with time, date and averages. The Ascensia®      size (0.6uL). 15 second test time. Easy to open flip top bottle   until a sufficient sample has been detected. Ability to add second       results in an average of 5 seconds. With 4 programmable alarms,        changes meters settings and reviews stored readings. Lighted strip
                                BREEZE®2 system is ideal for people with limited dexterity      and 6 month open shelf life. PC download option for data          drop within 30 seconds. Results not affected by common                   you'll know when it's time for another reading.                        port, Test strip port with test light that can be used in low light condi-
                                due to arthritis. In fact, the system even earned the Ease of   management capability.                                            medications. 450-result memory with time and date; weekly and                                                                                   tions, Data Port, using a data cable enables a download of test
                                Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation (US and                                                                            monthly averaging. Ketone assay range of 0-6.0 mmol/L.                                                                                          results from meters memory to a computer in order to do data
                                Canada). Old Autodisc Test Trips WILL work in the new                                                                                                                                                                                                                             management.
                                BREEZE®2 meter, but will have the old features (longer test
                                time, larger sample size.
                                The new BREEZE®2 10-test disc will NOT work in the old
                                Ascensia® BREEZE® meter.
Languages                       English                                                         English                                                           English display with photo                                               English                                                                English
                                                                                                                                                                  reference card included
Memory/ Storage                 420 Tests: 1, 7, 14, 30-day averages                            240 Tests: date & time. 14 daily averages.                        Store and download the last 450                                          250 readings                                                           250 readings
                                                                                                                                                                  readings with time and date.                                             14 day Averaging                                                       14 day Averaging

Downloadable? Yes/No            Yes: Uses Bayer Data Cable                                      Yes: Uses Bayer Data Cable                                        Yes                                                                      Yes. Uses FreeStyle Data Cable                                         Yes, Uses FreeStyle Data Cable
Event Labeling                  No                                                              No                                                                No                                                                       No                                                                     No

Visually-Impaired Audio System? No                                                              No                                                                No                                                                       No                                                                     No

Size                            4.5 x 2.7 x 1.1                                                 2.8 x 2.1 x 0.5                                                   2.1 x 2.94 x 0.64                                                        2.0 x 3.3 x 0.63                                                       3 x 1.6 x 0.8
Weight (Ounces)                 3.8                                                             2.1 ounces                                                        1.48 oz. (including battery)                                             1.43 oz. (including battery)                                           1.4
Control Solution                Normal, High, Low                                               Low, Normal, High                                                 Precision high/low and normal control solution.                          Yes - Normal and High/Low                                              Yes

Power Source                    (1) 3-volt lithium batteries (#2032)                            3-volt lithium batteries (#2032) – 2                              One coin cell lithium replaceable battery, #2032 (installed)             1 - #2032 battery, 3 volt lithium                                      Uses CR2032x2

Battery Life                    Approximately 1000 tests                                        Approximately 1000 tests                                          Approximately 1000 tests                                                 1000 tests                                                             500 tests
                                (1 year of average use)                                         (1 year of average use)
Shut-Off                        Automatic shut-off                                              Automatic shut-off                                                Automatic                                                                Two minutes after last user action                                     Automatic
Warranty                        5 Years                                                         5 Years                                                           4 years Standard                                                         5 years                                                                5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                  Lifetime Warranty when enrolled in Abbot Friends for Life program        Lifetime Warranty when enrolled in Abbot Friends for Life program      Lifetime Warranty when enrolled in Abbot Friends for Life program

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BC/BS of Western New York                      Heritage New York/Non-HIP                                                                                                                    Argus Health Systems, Inc.               National Medical Health Card
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Benefit Service of PA                          Horizon BC/BS of New Jersey                                                                                                                  Caremark, Inc. Prescription Service      Oxford Health Plans/DPS
Blue Cross of California                       IAM District No. 15 Health Fund                                                                                                              CBCA Pharmacy Benefits Management        Pharmacare
Blue Shield of California                      International Benefit Administrators                                                                                                         Centrus                                  Prescription Solutions
Boilermakers National Health and Welfare       J.J. Newman & Company                                                                                                                        Cigna Healthcare                         Prime Therapeutics LLC
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Colonial Penn                                  Local Division 1181 ATU                                                                                                                      GPP General Prescription                 Together Rx McKesson Health Solutions
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