Freestyle Lite, a system for monitoring glucose, is very compact and gives you flexibility in managing your diabetes. If offers features like no coding, a port light (as well as a back-light) for your test strip, and brags that it takes the world's smallest blood sample to operate. These are all excellent features and explain this system's popularity.
The Freestyle Lite meter is very specific about using ONLY Freestyle Lite test strips. They are careful to repeat this message over and again, so there will be no mix-ups or misunderstandings about it. This causes a few issues as some people have troubles finding the Freestyle Lite test strips. And for the 'no coding' feature they can be a little more expensive than some other strips.
Freestyle Lite offers many tutorial videos for answering questions and teaching proper use of their products. Their customer care is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a staff of professionals ready to assist you with any problem or question. Their online information is readily available to anyone with internet access.
One study that shows that Freestyle monitors have fewer wasted strips. This explains their intensity in making sure that everyone that uses their monitors uses only Freestyle Lite test strips.
Everyone knows that in shopping for any product, you need to weigh the pros and the cons. In the case of Freestyle test strips, the pro side is the fact that they are accurate. On the con side is the fact that they are a bit more expensive than some other types. But as they insist, if you are going to use the Freestyle monitor, only the Freestyle Lite strips will work properly.