Pam talks to Dorian Greenow, Founder of Keto-Mojo which produces a meter to measure blood glucose and blood ketone levels. When they first launched, at our LowCarbUSA® San Diego Event in 2017, they had already managed to bring the cost of the test strips down to 25% of the cost of the other available strips at the time. But he has never been satisfied with that and is constantly striving to bring the cost down further and also to try to get it certified for use in many other countries around the world. In order to achieve this he has needed to change manufacturers which has bought with it many challenges.
With this change he has managed to reduce the cost of the meter by about 30% and the cost of the strips down by 20%. More than that, the old strips came in batches of 50 which came in a vial. Once that vial was opened, the clock starts ticking and after 6 months those strips expire and you have to open a new vial. Now the strips are individually wrapped so there is no 6 month expiry problem. However it means that they will eventually run out of stock of the old strips for the old meters and so he has been offering people the chance to upgrade to the new meter just for the cost of the new strips.
You can learn more about, and view all those videos Dorian was talking about on the Keto-Mojo Site.
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