Level Foods Glucose Gels – Review

As a PWD living with type 1 diabetes for 16 years, Kimberly Hislop reviews one of her favorite hypo treatments: Level Foods Glucose Gels.

REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN -

PROs:

  • each pouch contains exactly 15 grams of carb
  • tastes great, not thick or pasty like other gels on the market
  • packaged in a convenient small squeeze pouch that can be easily carried in a purse, pocket, glove compartment, etc.
  • easy to open rip-top
  • can be purchased at most mainstream pharmacies, as well as ordered online

CONs:

  • expensive compared to traditional glucose tabs
  • occasionally top can be difficult to rip off, and can be a little messy
  • not all pharmacies carry all four flavors

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TruePlus Glucose Products – Review

Twenty-something PWD and advocate Heather Gabel reviews TruePlus glucose tabs, gels and shots by Nipro Diagnostics — with a cameo from Lancet the pug!

REVIEWER’S BREAKDOWN-

PROs:

  • brings blood sugar up quickly
  • relatively cheap glucose tabs
  • easy to find in stores across the U.S.
  • variety of flavors

CONs:

  • not as tasty as competitors, such as Glucolift Tabs
  • difficult to open gel containers
  • gels and shots are expensive, and can be wasteful

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