"January means diets for
many, but there's a new wrinkle to some of today's popular plans. Several call for
using reagent strips to measure ketones and other substances in the body to monitor the
Followers of Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution, for
example, are snapping up vials of 100 of the paper strips at chain drugstores for as much
as $16. Yet, a local source offers the same product for $6.20 plus $3.80 shipping.
Lab Essentials is a Lawrenceville company run
by husband-and-wife team Rod and Laura Templeton. Through an Internet site, www.LabEssentials.com,
the Templetons sell all kinds of lab equipment for both professional and home use.
Educational microscopes for students from age
9 are all-metal construction with glass optics, made by LW Scientific, and starting at
The service has proved a convenient source for
doctors, says Rod Templeton. To visit the Web site, go to www.LabEssentials.com
or you can call 1-888-522-7226."
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