Description of Bayer Contour Next Blood Glucose Teststrips
Exclusively used with Bayer's new family of CONTOUR® NEXT meters. Exceeds current International Organization of Standardization 15197:2003 accuracy requirements†. Provides enhanced accuracy with each test by combining the following in a next-generation system. Advanced algorithm: corrects signals from various sources of error, including temperature, hematocrit, and user technique. Multi-pulse technology: evaluates blood sample 7 times for a rich data set of processed information. Proprietary mediator: provides increased stability for enhanced accuracy.
The Bayer Contour next teststript to measure your blood glucose levels.
Use of Bayer Contour Next Blood Glucose Teststrips
Serious Illness Capillary (fingerstick or Alternative Site) blood glucose testing may not be clinically appropriate when peripheral flow is decreased. Shock, severe hypotension, hyperosmolar hyperglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, and occurrence of severe dehydration are examples of clinical conditions that may adversely affect the measurement of glucose in peripheral blood.1-3
Talk to Your Health Care Professional -Before setting any Target Ranges or High or Low Alerts on your meter. -Before changing your medication based on test results. -If your blood sugar reading is under 50 mg/dL, follow medical advice immediately. -If your blood sugar reading is over 250 mg/dL, wash and dry your hands well and repeat the test with a new strip. If you get a similar result, call your health care professional as soon as possible. -About whether Alternative Site Testing (AST) is appropriate for you.
Potential Biohazard -Always wash your hands well with soap and water before and after testing, handling the meter, lancing device or test strips. -The meter, lancing device and lancets are for single patient use. Do not share them with anyone including other family members! Do not use on multiple patients!4,5 -All parts of this kit are considered biohazardous and can potentially transmit infectious diseases, even after you have performed cleaning and disinfection. For complete instructions on cleaning and disinfecting your meter and lancing device, please see pages 26 – 29. -Use a new Microlet® lancet each time you test because it is no longer sterile after use. -Always dispose of test strips and lancets as medical waste. All products that come in contact with human blood should be handled as if capable of transmitting infectious diseases. -Keep out of reach of children. This kit contains small parts which could cause suffocation if accidentally swallowed.