Basic Meter Instructions
Coding the Accu-Chek Advantage
You will need to insert a new calibration code chip:
Whenever you open a new box of strips
Whenever either one of the displays shown on the left appears
1. Make sure the meter is turned off. Turn meter over so you are looking at the
2. Insert new calibration code chip until it snaps into place.
3. Turn meter on. Make sure the code number matches the code number on
your vial of test strips.
Performing a Test
Turn on meter
To check that all parts of the display are working, press and hold down the
button. The display should look exactly like the display shown
The meter can also automatically start when a test strip is inserted
Check the calibration code matches the code number on the vial of test
Check the time and date are correct. Refer to User's Manual if time and
date are not correctly set. It is advisable to set time and date before taking
glucose test when meter is new
Test strip will flash on the screen
Remove new test strip from vial. Replace vial cap. Gently insert test strip
until silver strips are inside the meter
Once strip is correctly inserted, a blood drop symbol flashes on display
Touch and hold the drop of blood to the edge of the yellow window until it
is completely filled and no yellow colour is visible. Blood will be drawn into
the strip automatically. Do not place blood drop on top of yellow window
Once blood has been applied correctly, a box rotates on display. Result
will show in 25 seconds
The blood glucose result is displayed
Result is automatically recorded in meter memory
Changing the batteries
Battery power is saved by automatically turning off after 5 minutes of nonuse. If the meter does automatically shut off, any tests in memory are
Note: Time and date will need to be reset when the batteries are replaced.
1. Slide battery cover from back of meter.
2. Insert the two 1.5 volt AAA batteries one at a time.
3. Slide battery cover back in place. Wait 5 seconds, then turn meter
Note: Temperature symbol will appear when batteries are first inserted. This
is normal and disappears after 30 seconds.
Cleaning the meter
You can clean the outside of the meter with a slightly dampened, soft cloth
Do not get moisture into the calibration code chip slot or the test strip slot
“For people with diabetes. Use only as directed and see your healthcare professional for medical advice.”
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