Blood Glucose Test Strips, ChemStrip bG

Blood Glucose Test Strips, ChemStrip bG

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Object Name
blood glucose monitor strips
blood glucose test strips
Other Terms
blood glucose monitor strips; Medicine
date made
ca 1985
date(s) of previous ownership
product expiration date
Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics, Inc.
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
plastic; metal; paper (overall material)
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
overall, box: 4 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 11.43 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm
overall: 11 cm x 4.1 cm x 4 cm; 4 11/32 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 9/16 in
overall, canister: 3 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 9.525 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics, Inc. through Edward J. Goebel, Director of Marketing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I used to use these to check my blood sugar! I was diagnosed in 1981 at age 6. They didn't have lancing devices back then...they had foil-wrapped individual pointed razor blades that you had to manually poke yourself with! (Medieval torture devices, I say!). Seeing this bottle and packaging brought back memories!

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