One of the most basic tools for taking care of yourself when you are a Diabetic is your blood glucose meter. Just like how every person is different, every meter is different as well. There are many things that need to be taken into consideration when looking to buy a meter. When you are looking to buy a meter you might value one feature over another. While i have a very limited knowledge of just a couple meters, i can point in the right direction to at least start your search. I am referring to the American Diabetes Association's article on the 2012 Consumer guide for blood glucose meters. This article is filled with a lot of helpful information in order for you to begin your search for the meter that is perfect for you. Happy Shopping . . .