New 3-iN-1 fancy footwork
bLOOd teSt Actegy’s Revitive circulation booster has made its
meter market debut in the UK. Designed to help people
with circulation disorders, the device uses
electrical stimulation to significantly increase
The new Beurer GL50 blood test the blood flow in the feet and legs. The idea
meter boasts 3-in1 functionality – is to improve leg health and help alleviate the
a lancing device, LCD monitor on symptoms of poor circulation by stimulating
which to read your blood test results, the foot and leg muscles to increase blood flow
plus a plug-in USB from which you and reduce pain and swelling in the lower legs
can download them. Included on- and feet. An ongoing advertising campaign features
board is software, and all of htis is Sir Steve Redgrave, who’s a well-known diabetic.
housed in a ‘stick’ format. It retails at around £220 but is available with£50 off at the moment from
The meter kit enables safe, www.revitive.com
easy, regular and timely monitoring.
You can also send info to your
health care professionals using
the meter’s built-in GlucoMemory
software through which you can
take advantage of statistical analysis,
trend analysis and graphics to
improve your therapy in consultation
with your HCP.
It’s code-free and results show
in 5 seconds. Alternative site testing
is also possible (use your upper arm
instead of a finger if you fancy), there’s
a large, easy-to-read illuminated
LCD readout and the whole thing
measures 123 x 28 x 16mm.
The Beurer GL50 3-in-1 compact
device is available from Argos in
January 2013 priced at £39.99.