Remind me

to monitor my blood glucose

  • Ensure hands are clean and dry.
  • Take a test strip from the vial and close it immediately. The meter turns on automatically, after inserting the test strip into the test strip guide in the direction of the arrows.
  • After a short display check and code number confirmation (it should correspond with the code on the vial), the test strip and flashing blood drop symbols appear on the display. Apply a drop of blood to the centre of the orange field and remove finger. Obtain results after 5 seconds.
  • The meter turns off automatically by removing the test strip from it. The result is stored in the memory with date and time.

Four easy steps for your results:

Insert test strip


Obtain blood sample


Apply blood sample


Read result


Out-of-meter dosing

When test strip and flashing blood drop symbols are displayed, remove test strip from meter. Apply blood to test strip and reinsert it into the meter within approx. 20 seconds.

Visual back-up of test results

Check round coloured control window on the back of the test strip.

Compare the colour of this window with coloured dots on label of test strip vial for a second confirmation of the device reading. But consider: test results displayed by the meter should only be used for therapeutic decisions.

For more information on how to use your meter, please refer to the Accu-Chek Active User Manual