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Managing Diabetes

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Accu-Chek Active Blood Glucose Meter

The information given below is simply a guide on how the meter is used to obtain a finger-prick blood glucose measurement. It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide on using the device, which would be provided in the instruction leaflet/book accompanying your meter.

Accu-Chek customer care line: 0800 70100

Illustration Explanation
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1. Accu-Chek active blood glucose meter kit.

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2. Close-up of the Accu-Chek active blood glucose meter kit.

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3. Take the coding chip from the pack of test strips and slide it gently into the slot on the side of the meter

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4. Push the coding strip fully home.

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5. Insert a test strip to turn the meter on.

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6. Compare the three digit number on the display (605) with the number printed on the test strip container. The two numbers should be identical.

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7. Inserting the test strip automatically puts the meter in test mode. When the drop symbol flashes in the display, apply the drop of blood to the middle of the orange-coloured, application area. It is OK to touch this area when applying blood.

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8. Fingerprick – drop of blood ready for application.

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9. Applying the drop of blood to the middle of the orange-coloured, application area. It is OK to touch this area when applying blood.