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How To Use The Accu-Chek Performa Blood Glucose System

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How to use the Accu-Chek Performa blood glucose meter with the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device

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Accu-Chek Performa

Item Description

The Accu-Chek Performa blood glucose meter makes blood glucose monitoring quick and easy. Each meter uses Accu-Chek Performa test strips and an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device. Helpful alerts remind you to monitor before and after meals, giving you valuable information to support therapy decisions for a healthy active life.

DISPLAY

Large LCD

RESULTS

5 seconds

EASY

No coding

SAMPLE

Tiny: 0.6 µL

WEIGHT

59 g with battery

Benefits and Features
  • Large, easy-to-read display
  • Used with easy-to-handle Accu-Chek Performa test strip
  • Tiny blood sample: only 0.6µL of blood required
  • Fast results in 5 seconds
  • No coding needed, making the monitoring process quicker and easier
  • Set up to 4 pre- or post-meal alerts, so you never forget to monitor
  • Automatically turns on when you insert a test strip
  • Saves energy by turning off automatically when you’re finished testing
  • Time and memory are saved for up to 72 hours if the battery is removed
Additional Specifications
Serial number:

Measuring principle:

Mutant variant of quinoprotein glucose dehydrogenase (Mut. Q-GDH), electrochemical 

Measuring time:

Approximately 5 seconds 

Measuring conditions:

Temperature: 8 °C to 44 °C (46 °F to 111 °F) 

Storage conditions:

-25 °C to +70 °C (-13 °F to +158 °F) 

Memory capacity:

Up to 500 total results, plus 20 control tests 

Test averages:

7, 14, 30 and 90 days 

Data transfer:

Infrared (IR) 

Dimensions:

94 x 52 x 21 mm 

Weight:

59 g with battery 

Display:

Large LCD display with symbols 

Beep tone:

Yes (factory setting ON) 

Battery:

1 x 3-volt lithium batteries (CR2032)

Battery life:

Approximately 2,000 measurements 

Auto power off:

After 2 minutes undisturbed with strip inserted, or if powered on but left undisturbed for 2 minutes 

Underdosing detection:

Yes

Altitude independence:

0 to 3,094 m (0 to 10,150 feet)

Sample size:

0.6 µL

Measuring range:

0.6 mmol/L to 33.3 mmol/L (10 mg/dL to 600 mg/dL)

Sample types:

Capillary, venous, arterial, and neonate

Sample dosing:

Capillary fill function

Hematocrit range:

10 to 65%

Test strip stability:

Test strips remain stable up to expiry date printed on test strip vial, even after opening (test strip container must be closed tightly after each test strip is removed)

How to use the Accu-Chek Performa blood glucose meter

Get results in 3 steps:

  1. Insert your test strip into the meter and it turns on automatically
  2. Apply your blood sample to the easy-to-see yellow window. Only 1 small drop is needed
  3. In approximately 5 seconds, your test results will appear in the easy-to-read display