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Area51Marc posted:
Have any of you had the Bayer Contour meter just readout "HIGH"? No numeric reading just "HIGH".. I suspect that is a very bad sign.
mrscora01 responded:
Most meters read up to about 500 or 600. Anything higher than that and it simply greets you and says "HI". Did you test again after washing your hands? If you did, call your doc and see someone immediately. This is not good.

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Debsbears responded:
Hello - I just got out my manual for the Contour Meter. Though I have never had a High reading ever it does say if you get a "HI" result you are over 600. You should wash your hands and repeat the test. If the result is still "HI" Contact your physician or healthcare professional immediately.

It further states Glucose levels above 250 may indicate a potentially serious medical condition.

I hope you are okay!. keep us posted.
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auriga1 responded:
Why don't you use the test solution for a reading. That should read normal. Take out your manual. If everything comes back normal, wash your hands thoroughly and let them dry. Get a good blood sample from the side of your finger around the nail area. If it says "HI", call your doc ASAP. That high could be over 600. Your doctor will tell you what to do. He/She may even indicate you go to the ER to get your BS lowered.
Debsbears responded:
Hi Area51Marc - did you retest? How is the reading? Could your test strips be old?

I have used the Contour meter for 15 yrs and haven't run across any "HI"s or "LO"s I do hope this was just an error on the test strip(s) and that you are not in trouble. Please let us know.
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