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Frequently Asked Questions

Meter care and battery

Don’t worry—your information will be saved when you change the batteries.

To replace the batteries:

  • Open the battery door on the back of the meter by pushing the tab toward the door, and pull the door up and open.
  • Push the “hand” button to release the old batteries, then simply slide them out.
  • With both of the "+" signs facing up, slide the new batteries under the black tabs and the hand button.
  • Replace the battery door and snap it closed.

The Accu-Chek Guide system uses two readily available CR2032 lithium coin batteries.

General Questions

Accu-Chek Guide system uses Accu-Chek Guide test strips. The strips have a wide dosing area which requires a small blood sample. The strips are packed in a spill resistant vial that makes it easy to remove just one strip at a time. The Accu-Chek Guide meter is not compatible with other Accu-Chek test strips.

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Accu-Chek Guide

Item Description

The Accu-Chek Guide meter offers surprisingly clever solutions to help make blood glucose testing easier. Proven accuracy1,2,3 gives you result you can trust, along with spill-resistant test strip vial making strip removal easier. Plus, a strip port light, wide test strip dosing area and strip ejector button help take the hassle out of everyday testing.4

 

References:
1. ISO 15197:2013.
2. Accu-Chek Guide Test Strip package insert.
3. Brazg, RL., et al., J Diabetes Sci Technol 2016, Vol. 10(6) 1414–1415. 4. Harvey, C., et al., J Diabetes Sci Technol, 10(5): 1136-1141.

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

Bluetooth®

DISPLAY

Backlit LCD

RESULTS

Less than 4 seconds

SIZE

80 x 47 x 20 MM

BATTERY TYPE

2 x 3-volt lithium batteries (CR2032)

TEST STRIP

Accu-Chek Guide

LANCING DEVICE

Accu-Chek FastClix

Benefits and Features
  • No more scattered strips – the spill-resistant vial helps you remove one strip at a time
  • Wide test strip dosing area – apply a small drop of blood anywhere along the wide yellow edge
  • Receive test results in less than 4 seconds
  • Test in any light, thanks to a bright, backlit display and a strip port light
  • Eject used test strips from the meter with the push of a button
  • Follow step-by-step, written testing instructions on the display, if needed
  • Customize target ranges, add test markers and comments and set up pattern alerts to quickly and easily assess how you are doing
  • Enjoy virtually pain free1 testing with the included Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device

 

Reference: 1. Kocher S, Tshiananga JKT, Koubek R. Comparison of lancing devices for self-monitoring of blood glucose regarding lancing pain. J Diabetes Sci Technol 2009;3(5):1136-1143.

Additional Specifications
Display:

LCD with backlight

Sample size:

0.6 μL

Power supply:

2 x 3-volt lithium batteries (CR2032)

Memory Capacity:

720 diary records plus 32 control tests

Dimensions:

80 x 47 x 20 mm

Weight:

Approximately 40 g with batteries

Data port:

Micro USB

Test principle:

Electrochemical

Test averages:

7, 14, 30, 90 days

Data management:

On-board logbook, averages and pattern detection; Data can be downloaded and stored in the cloud and can be accessed online via the Accu-Chek Connect Online diabetes management system

Additional features:

Auto power off after 90 seconds

 

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