Tracer II, Model 780, Blood Glucose Monitor

Tracer II, Model 780, Blood Glucose Monitor

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Description
Blood glucose monitor with operator's manual and lancing device. Blood glucose monitor is white plastic with LCD display panel, blue and red buttons (ON/OFF, SELECT, START), and black print. Operator's manual is white paper with gray, black, and red print and includes pictorial instructions for use. Operator's Manual cover is gray and blue graph-ruled with red, orange, yellow zig-zag "graph line," white print, and picture of blood glucose monitor on it. SoftTouch lancing device is white plastic, shaped like a pen, with red print.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
blood glucose monitor
date made
about 1988
maker
Boehringer Mannheim Corporation
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
blood glucose monitor: 5 cm x 9 cm x 1.7 cm; 1 31/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 21/32 in
finger pricking device: 1.6 cm x 12.5 cm x 1.3 cm; 5/8 in x 4 29/32 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
2014.0140.10
accession number
2014.0140
catalog number
2014.0140.10
Credit Line
Gift of Jeffrey Roe
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Diabetes
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National Museum of American History
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