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Frequently Asked Questions

Test Strips and control tests

The Accu-Chek Guide system uses Accu-Chek Guide test strips, which offer an easy-edge dosing area and accurate results with just a small drop of blood. In addition, they come in a spill-resistant SmartPack 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.

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

Meter care and battery

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

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

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 plus signs facing up, slide the new batteries under the black tabs and the hand button.
  • Replace the battery door and snap it closed.

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

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

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

General Questions

Ask your doctor/pharmacist/diabetes specialist for the Accu-Chek Guide meter.

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

The Accu-Chek Guide system uses a new testing platform and benefits from the strict Roche manufacturing requirements to provide reliable, accurate test results. In fact, the Accu-Chek Guide system delivers accuracy beyond the minimum requirement of industry standards. 1

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

The Accu-Chek Guide system uses Accu-Chek Guide test strips, which offer an easy-edge dosing area and accurate results with just a small drop of blood. In addition, they come in a spill-resistant SmartPack 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.

1According to the ISO 15197:2013 standard, 95% of all bG results must be ±15 mg/dL of the laboratory reference when bG levels are below 100 mg/dL. At bG levels above 100 mg/dL, 95% of all bG results must be within ±15% of the laboratory reference.

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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. The SmartPack spill-resistant test strip vial makes it easier to remove just one strip at a time. Plus, a strip port light, easy-edge test strip and strip ejector button help take the hassle out of everyday testing. 

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

Bluetooth®

DISPLAY

Backlit LCD

RESULTS

Less than 4 seconds

SIZE

80 x 47 x 20 MM

BATTERY TYPE

2 coin cell (CR2032)

TEST STRIP

Accu-Chek Guide

LANCING DEVICE

Accu-Chek [FastClix/Sofclix]

Benefits and Features
  • No more scattered strips—the SmartPack vial helps you remove one strip at a time
  • Easy-edge test strip—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
  • Have the option of transmitting results to the Accu-Chek Connect app on your smartphone using wireless technology
  • 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-free testing with the included Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device
Additional Specifications
Display:

LCD with backlight

Sample size:

0.6 μL

Power supply:

2 3-volt coin-cell batteries (CR2032)

Memory Capacity:

720 diary records plus 32 control tests

Dimensions:

80 x 47 x 20 mm

Weight:

Approximately 40g 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; Connects wirelessly to the Accu-Chek Connect diabetes management app; Data is stored in the cloud and can be accessed online via the Accu-Chek Connect Online system

Additional features:

Auto power off after 90 seconds

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