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LifeScan ONETOUCH UltraSmart

The LifeScan OneTouch UltraSmart

One Touch (Lifescan UK) customer care line: 0800 121200


  • Meter and electronic logbook in a single device
  • Large easy to read display
  • Backlight allows use when reduced ambient light makes it difficult to read the display
  • Small sample size
  • Rapid results within approximately 5 seconds
  • Large memory allows storage of 3000 readingsAbility to enter HbA1c data
  • Ability to enter lifestyle data such as exercise, cholesterol, medication check, daily insulin usage and weight
  • Alternative site testing (eg. Forearm)
Illustration Explanation

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1. Insert the side of the test strip which has three black lines into the meter.

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2. The meter will turn on automatically and display the code of the test strip.

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3. The code should match the number on the test strip container. If it does not use arrows to scroll up or down until the correct code is displayed.

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4. The code number disappears and the ‘apply blood’ message will be displayed.

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5. Obtain blood sample using fingerprick device supplied with meter.

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6. A small sample of blood is adequate – minimum sample size is one microlitre.

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7. Apply drop of blood to the end of the test strip. The blood will be drawn into the strip. When complete the test process will commence automatically.

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8. Countdown begins. The meter will display the test result within approximately 5 seconds.


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9. Blood glucose test result displayed in mmol/l.


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10. Logbook entries are made using the buttons shown in the diagram opposite.

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12. Screen showing events which may be recorded.


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13. Lifestyle data can be entered.


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14. Ability to store HbA1c data.


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15. Example of a graph of pre-breakfast blood sugars


Customer Care Freephone (UK) – 0800 121 2000


November 2004
West Suffolk Diabetes Service
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