Freestyle Lite vs Freestyle Classic Glucose Test Strips – The FreeStyle Lite test strips feature tiny sample size – only 0.3 µL; Patented ZipWik tabs that make application quick and easy; Up to 60 seconds to re-apply blood means FEWER wasted test strips. Meanwhile, FreeStyle Lite test strips read about 9-10 mg/dl lower than the FreeStyle Classic test strips!
The FreeStyle Lite system relies on FreeStyle technology but eliminates the need for coding the meter for individual strip lots. So no coding for FreeStyle Lite while for FreeStyle Classic you need to code your system.
What is important to remember when shopping for test strips regardless of brand, is its expiration date.