You check your glucose level multiple times a day, every day, but did you know your test strip has had to pass thousands of tests itself, before it’s allowed anywhere near your blood? We visited Abbott’s manufacturing site in Witney, Oxfordshire, to learn about the mini-marvel of technology in the FreeStyle Optium blood glucose test strip…
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