A blood glucose monitor is an essential tool for a diabetic. It is used to measure the amount of glucose in the blood, to ensure that it stays in a safe range. If you no longer need your blood glucose monitor, you can donate it. Four options follow.
Contact the American Diabetes Association or the Red Cross. They will either accept the old blood glucose monitor or direct you somewhere locally that will take it. Clean and sanitize the device before you send it in.
Go to a local community medical center. These clinics are often in need of medical equipment and may take the blood glucose monitor.
Send the blood glucose monitor along on a medical mission trip. Many churches organize missions to bring better medical care to third-world countries. A church may accept your blood glucose monitor to bring along.
Check with a nursing home or a home health-care agency. If a patient's insurance does not cover the cost of a monitor, the patient could benefit from the donation.