First, lemme say hi. I just found this forum. It looks like it can help me a lot!
Second: I'm an American type 2 on insulin. I use the OneTouch Ultra. It displays results in mg/dL. While on vacation last summer in Canada, I took advantage of an offer for a free OneTouch Ultra Mini. It displays results in mmol/L. The Canadian pharmacist assured me I could change the meter to display in mg/dL. But in fact I cannot. The manual clearly says so.
I'd like to keep using it. I'd like to keep the Mini in my master bathroom for convenience when (not if; but that's a different thread) I wake up at night and feel like I'm going hypo (my phrase for sensing the onset of hypoglycemia, which happens to me a lot; but I digress).
Can someone tell me the conversion factor to change the readings in mmol/L to the more familiar mg/dL I'm used to?
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