What lancets does Contour use?
- Locking endcap helps prevent accidental lancing.
- 5 clearly visible depth settings.
- Smooth-gliding mechanism to minimize noise.
- Easy-to-use lancet ejector.
- Uses silicone-coated MICROLET® lancets for smooth gliding into the skin.
Does it matter which lancet you use?
Every diabetic is different, it just depends on how much the prick bothers you! As long as no one else is using your pricker, there is no need to change it each and every time. This way, you can cut down on consumption. Bottom line, it is annoying to have to change a lancet before each finger prick.
What gauge are Microlet colored lancets?
Description. Microlet® lancets for use with Microlet®2 lancing device. 100 sterile lancets (28 gauge) in assorted colors.
Are all lancets the same size?
The diameter of the lancet needles ranged from 28 gauge to 30 gauge, and the length range was between 2.8 mm to 3.2 mm.
How do I know what size lancet to use?
The finer and narrower the needle, the less painful it is in use. Oddly, higher gauge numbers indicate finer and narrower needles, while lower gauge numbers indicate heavier, thicker needles. So a 33G lancet is thinner and more desirable than a 30G lancet. It is best to use a new, sterile lancet with each jab.
What size are Microlet lancets?
Microlet® lancets for use with Microlet®2 lancing device. 100 sterile lancets (28 gauge) in assorted colors.
Are there different lancet sizes?
The diameter of the lancet needles ranged from 28 gauge to 30 gauge, and the length range was between 2.8 mm to 3.2 mm. A new disposable lancet, Tiniboy™ (Health Innovation Ideas, LLC, Upland, California) has a needle size of 38 gauge (0.15 mm in diameter) and 0.75 mm in length.
What is the thinnest gauge for lancets?
At 36 gauge and just 70mm in length, the Tinyboy lancet is the thinnest and shortest diabetic lancet. Dr. Stanley Kim developed the lancet. Dr.