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Dual blood glucose and blood ketone diagnostic test meter    Medsafe Data Sheets   New Zealand Formulary.   Hospital Medicines List.   PDF Schedule - Refer from page 14.
- Maximum of 1 pack per prescription
- Up to 1 pack available on a PSO
- Subsidy by endorsement
  • Meter with 50 lancets, a lancing device and 10 blood glucose diagnostic test strips
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. CareSens Dual
    • Pharmacode2535408
    • Subsidy $20.00
    • Measure / Qty per 1 OP

A dual blood glucose and blood ketone diagnostic test meter is subsidised for a patient who has:

  1. type 1 diabetes; or

  2. permanent neonatal diabetes; or

  3. undergone a pancreatectomy; or

  4. cystic fibrosis-related diabetes; or

  5. metabolic disease or epilepsy under the care of a paediatrician, neurologist or metabolic specialist.

The prescription must be endorsed accordingly.

Only 1 meter per patient will be subsidised (no repeat prescriptions).

For the avoidance of doubt patients who have previously received a funded meter, other than CareSens, are eligible for a funded CareSens meter.

  • Rectangle page icon symoblising a PDF. PDF
  • A tick icon. Fully subsidised
  • An oval with the number 29 in it. Unapproved medicine under Section 29
  • An asterisk symbol. 3 or 6 months should be dispensed at once
  • Two duplicate pages icon. Click to copy
  • A triangle symbol. Three months supply may be dispensed at one time if endorsed "certified exemption" by the prescriber or pharmacist.
  • OP Original pack
  • Sole Subsidised Supply