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GlucoMen Visio Blood Glucose Meter – (A.Menarini Diagnostics Ltd)

The GlucoMen Visio Blood Glucose Meter

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Features:

  • Allows sampling from the palm and other alternative sites.
  • If there is insufficient blood to start the reaction, a second drop may be added to the application tip.
  • Results delivered within 10 seconds.
  • Memory for 250 results with date and time.
  • Average estimated over 14 or 30 days.
  • Results may be downloaded to a Computer using Dialogue software.

The following images provide an overview of using the GlucoMen Visio Meter.

Illustration Explanation

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1. GlucoMen Visio Blood Glucose Meter – contents of package.

 

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2. Coding the Meter

A new code chip is supplied with every pot of sensor Strips. You must code the meter with every new pot of GlucoMen visio sensor strips.

 

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3. Insert Chip into the code chip port at the side of the meter. This allows the meter to identify the code of the test strips.

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4. Insert a fresh test strip into the meter as shown. The meter should turn itself on automatically.

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5. The code number is displayed briefly for a few seconds on the screen.

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6. Check that the code number displayed matches the code number on the pot of test strips.

 

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7. Prepare the Glucoject Lancing device supplied with your meter.

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8. Insert Lancet into Glucoject Dual device.

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9. Set the gauge to the required depth.

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10. Prime the device as shown in the photograph.

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11. Insert the test strip into the meter. The device should turn on automatically.  A symbol of a drop of blood flashes which indicates the meter is ready to receive a blood sample.

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12. Ensure your hands are clean. Prick your finger using the Glucoject device.

 

Touch the drop of blood to the test strip.

 

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13. The strip will draw the required amount of blood into the meter which delivers a reading within 10 seconds.

 

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14. Once reading is displayed, take strip out to turn the meter off.

 

January 2007