The required USB cable is a standard Micro-USB cable available from most electrical retailers; the meter kit does not include a standard Micro-USB cable.
Yes, it is possible.
Because your monitor and lab tests don't measure the same thing, these numbers are likely to vary. Lab tests generally test plasma, but a meter uses whole blood. As a result, even if you take both tests at the exact same time, your meter is likely to show a lower number than the lab results. This is perfectly acceptable, and your healthcare professional will already be factoring this in.
The Accu-Chek Performa meter is not approved for use in clinical settings in the United States and Canada, although the Accu-Chek Performa meter is cleared to test capillary, venous, arterial, and neonatal blood samples.
Yes, the meter will show “exp” inside the strip icon if the test strips is the use by date has elapsed. The use by date is printed on the label of the test strip container.
Roche Diabetes Care, as a manufacturer of medical devices, certified to European standards, complies with all applicable European directives. The lancing device is CE (Conformité Européene) labeled, which means that the product meets the safety and normative requirements of those European directives. The European regulations are valid and recognized under mutual recognition agreements with many countries, including Canada, LATAM, APAC and Japan. The lancing device also complies with laws such as the US Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, the TRBA 250 (Germany) or the NR 32 (Brazil) and others.
The Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader is compatible with all Accu-Chek meters and pumps that offer infrared (IR) data transfer functionality.
To keep your lancing device in tip-top condition, clean it regularly and wipe off any blood from it immediately. Clean your lancing device from the outside only. Never dip the
Accu-Chek Softclix lancing device in water, isopropanol or any other liquid. This may damage internal parts, and impair operation of the lancing device. Follow a weekly cleaning regimen using a cloth moistened with 70% isopropanol or 70% ethanol (available from your pharmacy or chemist). In addition, thoroughly wipe the inside of the cap using a cotton bud moistened with 70% isopropanol. Other substances used for cleaning may attack the plastic and stop the lancing device from operating properly. Do not clean the Accu-Chek Softclix lancets. Allow your Accu-Chek Softclix lancing device enough time to dry thoroughly. Check your package insert for detailed instructions on how to clean the lancing device.
No, the meter will no longer provide an automatic warning message telling you that your vial of test strips will soon expire or lock you out once they have expired.
There are three types of averages: general, pre-meal and post-meal. To view results and averages, press and release left and right arrows to view stored results. The most recent test result appears on the display.
- Press the left arrow to view previous test results from newest to oldest.
- Press the right arrow to view 7-, 14-, 30- and 90-day general averages
- Continue to press the right arrow to view 7-, 14-, 30- and 90-day pre-meal and post-meal averages
Yes. If the post-meal reminder marker is selected, the meter will beep 2 hours after the pre-meal test to remind you to perform a post-meal test. You can change the pre-meal test reminder to 1 hour after the pre-meal test.