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Ascensia Breeze Blood Glucose Meter (Bayer Health Care)

Ascensia Breeze Blood Glucose Meter

Ascensia customer support: 0845 600 6030


  • Does not require Coding
  • 10 Test Sensor Disc within meter. You do not need to carry the test strips separately.
  • Results displayed within 30 seconds.
  • 100 test memory
  • 14 day Blood Glucose Average
  • Results may be downloaded to a Computer
  • May be used for alternative site testing

The following images provide an overview of using the Ascensia Breeze Meter.

Illustration Explanation

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1. Ascensia Breeze meter, test strips and Lancing device.

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2. Open the Lancing Device for insertion of Lancet.

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3. Insert a fresh Lancet into the One Touch Lancing Device.

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4. Take the cap off the needle.

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5. The device has nine puncture depth settings. The smaller numbers are for a shallow puncture which is suitable for children.


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6. Prime the device by sliding the control back as shown in the picture.

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7. Open the back of the meter as shown in the picture.

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8. The meter is now open 

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9. Insert a disc of test strips into the meter.


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10. Prime the device as shown in the photograph.

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11. A fresh strip will appear.

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12. Prick the side of your finger with the Lancing device.

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13. Touch the edge of the test strip to the droplet of blood. The droplet will be drawn into the meter.


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14. A symbol appears which indicates that a droplet of blood has been received.

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15. Reading displayed in 30 seconds.

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16. Eject used test strip into safe disposal container.


January 2007