Our favorite glucometer is Abbott's Freestyle Flash - mainly because of its convenient, teeny size and the flashlight feature that makes it easy to test little fingers at 2 a.m. The new Freestyle Lite is even better. Now you don't have to program different "codes" for each batch of strips - a big improvement for us, school personnel and our friends who help take care of Cassiee very day. Managing diabetes is hard enough. Companies like Abbott that make it a little more convenient give us one less thing to worry about.