When combined with the app it will read out your blood glucose. The DARIO is FDA approved . Users seem to find it a refreshing change to the daily monotony of finger sticks. Since most of us carry a smartphone,you can ditch the glucometer..
To add an additional safety level, Once enabled on your smartphone, Dario will send a text message to up to four people with your blood glucose level plus a link to where you are using your smartphone’s GPS coordinates. Hypoglycemia can result in loss of conciousness leaving a person disabled, and in a coma.
The DARIO software also provides a calorie counting tool. It comes with it's own ecosystem of accessories and the option to subscribe for disposable lancets and strips.