I'm a 45 year old male, diagnosed three years ago with Type II. I was able to keep my numbers in order with diet and exersise up until now. I've been taking shots now for about three weeks. I'm taking 19 units of Lantus in the morning, and NovoLog with meals, testing right before I eat to calculate the amount of NovoLog to shoot. Two hours after meals I test again to insure everything is fine. Quick question... I'm running out of fingers ;-) I lost a fingertip a few years ago (motorcycle wreck) so I'm down to 18 sample points (each side of my nine available digits). I've read about meters that can take samples in other locations, but I've already purchased my meters and supplies. I use the accu-check advantage with comfort curve strips. Suggestions, comments?